Police arrest driver following Doncaster crash that left 13-year-old motorbike rider needing hospital treatment

A 13-year-old motorbike rider involved in a three-vehicle collision in Doncaster today has been rushed to hospital, while another driver has been arrested by police.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 9:27 pm

South Yorkshire Police (SYP) were called at around 3.33pm today (Wednesday, August 3) following reports of a collision on Doncaster Road, High Melton in Doncaster.

An SYP spokesperson said: “On arrival it was discovered a silver Ford Galaxy had been in collision with a motorbike.

“The rider of the motorbike, a 13-year-old boy, was taken to hospital. His injuries are not life-threatening.

South Yorkshire Police (SYP) were called at around 3.33pm today (Wednesday, August 3) following reports of a collision on Doncaster Road, High Melton in Doncaster.

“The 26-year-old driver of a third vehicle – a Land Rover - has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. He remains in police custody at this time.”

Doncaster Road remains closed this evening between Melton Mill Lane and Melton Road, affecting traffic through High Melton.

Anyone with information on, or any witnesses to, the collision should contct South Yorkshire Police by calling 101.