Man suffers life-threatening injuries in crash after police chase in Barnsley

A man has suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash following a police chase in Barnsley.

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The man, who is in his 50s, was a front-seat passenger in a black Peugeot which police attempted to pull over in the Brierley area of Barnsley on Sunday.

The car was pursued by officers towards Park Road at around 5.55pm.

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At the junction of Park Road and Brierley Road, the Peugeot was involved in a crash with a second car, a silver Road.

Three occupants of the Peugeot, including the driver, fled the scene on foot, leaving the front-seat passenger, who was seriously injured.

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The four occupants of the Ford suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting incident number 691 of May 2.