Cyclist dies in hospital following Barnsley collision

Update released 28 December 2017 

A 17-year-old boy who suffered life-threatening injuries following a collision in the Carlton area of Barnsley last weekend has sadly died in hospital. 

At around 8.20pm on Saturday 23 December, it is reported that a dark-coloured Dacia Compass and a bicycle were involved in a collision in Shaw Lane, just before the railway bridge in Carlton, Barnsley. 

The 17-year-old boy riding the bicycle suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where he died on Sunday 24 December. 

His family have asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time and will not be releasing further details. 

Officers are keen to hear from witnesses to the collision, especially anyone who may hold dash-cam footage. 

Please call 101 quoting incident number 1054 of 23 December 2017. 


Released 25 December 2017 

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a cyclist and a car in Barnsley on Saturday evening (23 December).

Just before 8.20pm on Saturday 23 December, a cyclist and dark coloured Dacia Compass were travelling along Shaw Lane, before the railway bridge in Carlton, Barnsley, when they collided.

The cyclist, a 17-year-old boy, sustained life threatening injuries in the collision and was taken to hospital.

Did you see this collision?

Anyone who saw the collision or was in the area at the time is asked to report it via 101 quoting incident number 1054 of 23 December.