POLICE are appealing for information following a road traffic collision in which a 75-year-old man and 85-year-old woman died yesterday afternoon.

Officers were called at 2pm to reports of an incident at Barugh Green crossroad junction.

It is reported that a white Suzuki and a grey Range Rover collided, with multiple other vehicles also being involved.

Two people, a 75-year-old man and a 85-year old woman, were sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Their family are currently being supported by officers.

Seven other people received hospital treatment, where their injuries were thought to be serious but not life-threatening.

A 65-year-old man was arrested and has since been bailed.

Officers are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Did you witness the collision and have any dashcam footage that could help officers in their investigation?

You can pass information to police via their online live chat, online portal or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 490 of 23 March 2024 when you get in touch.

You can access the online portal here: www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/

Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org