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


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 »


One-way system on Victoria Road for four weeks

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Barnsley Council have announced that Victoria Road will be closed one way from Monday, 8 February to allow pavement resurfacing to take place. The work will take around four weeks and during this time traffic will be able to travel from Sackville Street towards Huddersfield Road only. An alternative route is available via Huddersfield Road/Rowland… Read more »