Local police are appealing for witnesses of an accident on Sunday afternoon:
On Sunday, 15 July, at approximately 3.05pm, a yellow BMW S1000 motorcycle driven by a 39-year-old man from Doncaster was travelling towards Sheffield City Centre along Manchester Road, Rivelin.
On approach to the waterworks, police believe that the driver of the motorcycle was in the process of overtaking several stationery vehicles when it collided with a blue Honda Jazz driven by a 64-year-old woman from Stannington that was completing a right turn manouvre into the entrance of the waterworks.
The rider of the motorcycle received serious injuries including the amputation of his left thumb.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information, is asked to contact the police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 749 of 15/07/2012.