'Very highly esteemed' woman who died at scene of Doncaster crash named

A 63-year-old woman who died in a crash in Doncaster has been named.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 3:22 pm

At around 5.20pm on Tuesday, December 10 it is reported that a green Honda Civic and a red Toyota Rav4 collided on Stainforth Road.

Janet Sylvester, who was driving the Honda, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family said in a statement: “Janet was involved in a road traffic accident and tragically did not survive.

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'A beautiful light has gone from our lives'.
'A beautiful light has gone from our lives'.

“Treasured by her family - parents Mary and Don Sylvester, her brother Gary and sister-in-law Pamela and nieces Charlotte and Sophie - she was very highly esteemed and loved by her many work colleagues and friends.

“A beautiful light has gone from our lives.”

The driver of the Toyota, a 69-year-old Doncaster man, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Both families ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

Police remain keen to hear from witnesses. Call 101 quoting incident number 655 of 10 December 2019.