Young van driver dies in road smash

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A 22-year old man died following a road collision at Hooton Roberts, Rotherham, yesterday morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash involving a van and a lorry on Doncaster Road at 7.15am.

The 22-year old van driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the lorry, a 52-year-old man, sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed until 1.30pm while initial enquiries were carried out.

Any witnesses to what happened are asked to come forward by South Yorkshire Police.

Call 101, quoting incident number 129 of 4 November