Further appeal after cyclist dies in Penistone collision

Police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses after a cyclist left seriously injured in a collision in the Penistone area of Barnsley has died. 

At about 11.15am on Sunday 30 April, 51-year-old David Mark Worthington was involved in a collision with a Scania green and yellow coach in Finkley Street Lane, at the junction with Plank Gate.

Mr Worthington (pictured), from Pontefract, was taken to hospital with serious injuries but sadly died six days later on Saturday 6 May. He was taking part in the Sportive event of the Tour De Yorkshire prior to the collision.

His family are being supported by specialist officers.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 472 of 30 April 2017.


Sunday 30 April

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following a serious collision in the Wortley area, in which a cyclist suffered serious injuries.

At around 11.15am today (Sunday 30 April) it is reported that a male cyclist and a Scania light green and yellow coach were involved in a collision in Finkle Street Lane, Wortley, at the junction with Plank Gate.

The cyclist, whose age is currently unknown, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

He is understood to have been taking part in the Sportive, the Tour de Yorkshire Ride. Witnesses to the collision are asked to call 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 472 of 30 April 2017.