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Covering Traffic News in Barnsley, collisions and accidents as well as local jams and road closures.


Police appeal for witnesses to fatal accident

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South Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a collision, in which a 49-year-old man died. At around 11.50am on Sunday, a cyclist was travelling downhill along Carr Lane at Penistone, away from the A629 towards Broad Oak Lane, when the rider of the bike appears to have mounted a grass verge before… Read more »


Police seek witnesses to fatal accident

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A616 bypass between Wortley and Tankersley. The crash happened at around 10.10am on Friday morning (February 10) and involved two cars, a blue Vauxhall Astra and a white Mercedes van. The driver of the Vauxhall Astra, a 21-year-old man, sadly died at the scene…. Read more »




Weekend closure for Barnsley train station

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WORK to replace part of the railway in the town centre will take place later this month – meaning no trains will run to or from Barnsley over a weekend. National Rail says that the railway running through Barnsley station and over Jumble Lane level crossing will be replaced. It means that Jumble Lane will… Read more »


Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision

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Police are appealing for information after two men died following a collision in the Crow Edge area of Barnsley. At around 10.23am on Thursday 21 April, it was reported that a white Lexus CT 200 was in collision with a white DAF HGV at the junction between Lee Lane and Whams Road (A616). The Lexus… Read more »


Pedestrian in critical condition following collision

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A 21-year-old pedestrian is in hospital in a critical condition following a collision in Barnsley last night. The incident happened around 10.05pm, when a Renault Clio was travelling along the A628 Westway from the Alhambra roundabout towards Townend roundabout, where it was involved in a collision with a pedestrian near to the junction with Wellington… Read more »


Police appeal for witnesses to Hoyland collision

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Police in Barnsley are appealing for information following a two-car collision that left one woman with serious injuries. At around 2pm yesterday (Friday 1 April), it was reported that a black Suzuki Swift travelling along King Street in Hoyland was in collision with a parked grey Peugeot 207. The driver of the Suzuki, a 75-year-old… Read more »



Police appeal for witnesses after fatal collision at Silkstone

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision that led to the death of a pensioner from Silkstone. The incident occurred this morning (Monday 22 February) at around 9.35am on Barnsley Road in Silkstone outside the Texaco Petrol Station. It was reported that a silver Peugeot panel van was travelling along Barnsley Road in the… Read more »