Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Barnsley Road, Denby Dale.
Friday 28 September, 2012.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on Thursday 27 September.
The incident happened at 7.48pm on Barnsley Road, Denby Dale.
A BMW M3 was travelling along Barnsley Road towards Denby Dale when a Vauxhall Astra emerged from Dry Hill Lane close to the Dunkirk pub into the main carriageway. The two cars then collided.
Following the collision the BMW left the carriageway and collided with two pedestrians who were waiting to cross the road.
One of them - a local man aged 55 died of his injuries at the scene.
The other pedestrian with him - a 55 year old woman - was taken to Barnsley Hospital with what are believed to be serious but not life threatening injuries.
The road was closed as officers carried out their investigations and reopened at 02.30am on Friday 28 September.
A 22 year old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been bailed.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the Major Collision and Enquiry Team on 01924 293047.