Wombwell fatal crash - police need information

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A fatal road traffic accident involving a 71-year-old woman in Wombwell has prompted police to appeal for information.

Police are re-appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision in Barnsley

The collision happened around 9.52am on Thursday, 13 June on Hough Lane, Wombwell near the crossroads with Woodwalk, Dovecliffe Road and Hemmingfield Road near to the entrance to Wombwell Train Station.

It is reported that a green Mercedes Vito driven by a 28-year-old man from Barnsley was travelling along Dovecliffe Road and arrived at a junction controlled by give way markings, with Hough Lane crossroads, intending to turn left.

The Mercedes is then believed to have turned left into Hough Lane and collided with the 71-year-old woman from Barnsley. The woman was reported to have been crossing from the Hemmingfield Road direction towards the train station, at the time of the collision.

The driver of the Mercedes did not sustain any injuries.

Officers would especially like to speak to the driver of the vehicle that is believed to have driven along Wood Walk towards Hough Lane at the time of the Mercedes Vito pulling out of Hough Lane.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that could assist officers are asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 293 of 13 June 2013. Alternatively people can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.