Man killed in Thorne Road horror crash

Scene of a crash on Thorne Road, Doncaster, on December 9.

Scene of a crash on Thorne Road, Doncaster, on December 9.

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A 57-year-old man has died after his car collided with a tree in Thorne Road, Doncaster.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the crash that happened as the man was driving along Thorne Road, towards the town centre, in a black Mercedes E350.

The driver, who has not yet been named by police, died at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision that happened at 3pm and officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed it to get in touch.

The man’s family have been informed.

Thorne Road was closed between Sandall Park roundabaout and the Wheatley Hotel for around five hours following the incident.

Did you witness the collision or see the car before the collision? If you can help, call 101 quoting incident number 605 of 9 December 2015.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555111.

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