BREAKING NEWS: Injured Doncaster man dies in hospital three days after crash

Roy Cartlidge.
Roy Cartlidge.

An elderly Doncaster man has lost his fight for life three days after he was injured in a car crash.

Roy Cartlidge, aged 86, was left with life-threatening injuries following a collision between a black Skoda Fabia and a silver Ford Ka on the Great Yorkshire Way, half a mile from Great North Road, in Doncaster at 7.30pm on Sunday, July 2.

Mr Cartlidge, who was a passenger in the Skoda, was taken to hospital where he died yesterday.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "His family are being supported by specialist officers and have asked for their privacy to be respected at this incredibly difficult time.

"The driver of the Skoda, a 42-year-old man, and the driver of the Ford, also a 42-year-old man, both suffered minor injuries.

"Police remain keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision. If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 1019 of 2 July 2017. "