Redditch man in hospital after Doncaster crash

By Harriet Ernstsons Monday 18 February 2013 Updated: 18/02 09:50

A REDDITCH man has been left fighting for his life after a crash on the motorway near Doncaster.

The 58-year-old is being treated at the Northern General Hospital following the incident on the A1M between Junctions 36 and 37 at 6.10am yesterday (Sunday).

He was a passenger in a white DAF HGV which crashed into the rear of a green Tipper HGV which had stopped to assist following a crash involving a silver Vauxhall Astra and a white MAN Tipper HGV.

The driver in the Redditch man's vehicle - a 47-year-old Leeds man - died in the crash while another passenger - a 35-year-old Bedford man - has been taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary with life-threatening injuries.

The Vauxhall Astra driver, a 26-year-old from Doncaster, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and the northbound carriageway was closed for more than eight hours following the incident.

Share This

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Bromsgrove GP practice's uncompassionate parking policy slammed

A BROMSGROVE woman has hit out after being ordered to ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Stratford District Council to explain vote registration changes

CHANGES to how people register to vote have been introduced. ...

Evesham Observer
Police hunt lorry driver who asked to take pictures of ...

POLICE have launched a manhunt after a lorry driver asked ...