Appeal Following Fatal Motorway Collison

Date published: 04 August 2022 13:48
Dated: 26 July 2022 11:32:07

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision.

Emergency services were called to the M18 at 5.02pm yesterday afternoon (25 July 2022), to reports that three articulated lorries, two cars and a transit van had collided, on the approach to Junction 2 Northbound.

The driver of one lorry, a 41-year-old man, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Four drivers in the other vehicles suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital and their conditions are not considered life threatening.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the lorry driving immediately prior to the incident to get in touch, particularly if you have dashcam footage.

If you have information that could help, please contact police using live chat, our online portal or by calling 101 quoting incident number 601 of 25 July 2022. If you have dashcam footage, please email this to enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk and quote the incident number in the email subject.

Our online portal and live chat can be accessed here – www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/

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