Motorist, 26, dies in tree crash

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A MAN has been killed in Doncaster after his car left the road and collided with trees before rolling on to its roof yesterday.

The 26-year-old, who has not yet been named by police, was travelling in a yellow Fiat Punto towards Doncaster on the A19 when the vehicle left the carriageway to the nearside after a sweeping left-hand bend between the junctions with Sutton Road and the B1220 Askern Road.

After leaving the carriageway the Punto collided with a number of trees before landing on its roof.

Police said the driver was from the Scawsby area of Doncaster. He died at the scene after suffering multiple injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the Owston collision at around 2.35am on Sunday, or the manner in which the vehicle was being driven beforehand, is urged to call South York shire Police on 101 quoting incident 188 of November 13.