Four flee after car smashes into Doncaster church in early hours crash

The driver and three passengers fled after the car they were in after it smashed into a Doncaster church.

Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 5:51 am

Police are now hunting the group who crashed into St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Beckett Road in the early hours of Monday.

The force of the smash demolished the church’s perimeter wall.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “We were called on 30 August at 1.48am to reports of a single vehicle collision in Wheatley.

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The smash demolished the wall of the church in Wheatley.

“It is reported that a black Vauxhall Insignia collided with a wall at the junction of Beckett Road and Morley Road.

“Emergency services attended but the driver of the vehicle fled the scene with three passengers before they arrived.

“Officers remained at the scene to assist with vehicle recovery and an investigation into the collision is ongoing.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 90 of 30 August. Or visit

Alternatively, you can report anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers via their website or by calling 0800 555 111.