North Lane, Cawthorne: Cyclist fighting for life after being found seriously injured on Yorkshire road

A cyclist is currently fighting for his life in hospital after being found with life-threatening injuries on a Barnsley road.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to North Lane in Cawthorne at 8.55pm on Saturday, July 6, 2024 to reports a man had fallen off his pedal bike.

“The man, who is aged in his 50s, was rushed to hospital with injuries described as life-threatening. He remains in a critical condition.

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“North Lane was closed for around two hours as emergency services worked at the scene.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to North Lane in Cawthorne at 8.55pm on Saturday, July 6, 2024 to reports a man had fallen off his pedal bikeA South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to North Lane in Cawthorne at 8.55pm on Saturday, July 6, 2024 to reports a man had fallen off his pedal bike
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to North Lane in Cawthorne at 8.55pm on Saturday, July 6, 2024 to reports a man had fallen off his pedal bike

The force has launched an investigation, and is now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should call 101, or report online at www.southyorkshire.police.uk.

Please quote incident number 938 of July 6, 2024 when you get in touch.