VIDEO: Floral tributes left at scene of fatal Doncaster crash

Floral tributes have been left at the scene of a horror head-on crash in which a 72-year-old man was killed .

Monday, 22nd February 2016, 15:13 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd February 2016, 15:20 pm

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to provide a specimen and driving while unfit through drink and drugs following the smash on Doncaster Road, Mexborough.

The 72-year-old Conisbrough man, who has not yet been named by police, died after his green Toyota Corolla and a white Vauxhall Corsa were involved in a head on smash with a black Audi A4 travelling in the opposite direction.

Doncaster Road, Mexborough

The collision on Banbury Bridge in Doncaster Road, Mexborough, was reported to emergency services at 10.20am on Sunday.

A police spokesman said: “The pensioner who died was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

“The driver of the Corsa a 41-year-old Mexborough man - escaped with slight injuries.

“The Audi driver suffered abdominal injuries, a 34-year-old passenger suffered serious spinal injuries and another passenger, 18, was also injured.”

Doncaster Road, Mexborough

Police are appealing to witnesses to come forward as they piece together what happened.

Floral tributes were tied to the bridge railings just yards from police road markings as investigation work into the crash continues.

Witnesses are asked to call police on 101