Police appeal for Witnesses following fatal collision in Mexborough

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Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal collision yesterday evening

Emergency services were called at 5.25pm on Saturday 4th January to reports of a road traffic collision on Greens Way, opposite Mexborough train station in Doncaster.

It is reported that a black BMW which was travelling from the direction of Swinton was involved in a collision with a pedestrian who was crossing Greens Way from the train station side towards the town centre.


The pedestrian, a 68-year-old man from Mexborough was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family are being supported by specially trained officers, a spokesperson from South Yorkshire Police confirmed.

The driver of the BMW, a 22-year-old man from Mexborough was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, who may have seen the driving manner of the vehicle prior to the collision, or who may have any information that can help with enquiries.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 617 of 4 January 2020.

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