Man fighting for life after head-on crash in stolen car in Doncaster

Doncaster Road, Stainforth
Doncaster Road, Stainforth

A man is fighting for life after a head on crash in a stolen car in Doncaster.

The 34-year-old was driving a grey Honda Civic, believed to have been stolen, along Doncaster Road, Stainforth, when it crossed onto the other side of the road and was involved in a collision with a silver Ford B-Max travelling in the opposite direction.

South Yorkshire Police said the Honda driver suffered life threatening injuries and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the Ford, a 62-year-old man suffered serious injuries.

Emergency services were alerted to the smash at 6.30am on Thursday, August 30.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision just outside of Stainforth, Doncaster, on Thursday, August 30.

"Just before 6.30am, a grey Honda Civic, thought to have been stolen earlier that morning, was travelling towards Stainforth along Doncaster Road when, for reasons unknown, it has crossed onto the other side of the carriageway.

"The Honda Civic subsequently collided with a silver Ford B-Max, travelling in the opposite direction from Stainforth towards Barnby Dunn.

"A 34-year-old man driving the Honda suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

"The driver of the Ford, a 62-year-old man suffered serious injuries.

"The 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in connection to the incident."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.