BREAKING: Man charged over Branton fireball crash

Floral tributes left at the scene in Branton. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP 26-08-15 Branton Incident MC 6
Floral tributes left at the scene in Branton. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP 26-08-15 Branton Incident MC 6
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A 21-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences in connection to a horrific Doncaster fireball collision that resulted in the death of two men.

James Maughan of Marshland Road, Moorends, has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision, failing to report a road traffic collision as well as a public order offence.

Liam Aldred, 26, and Dean McIntyre, 27, died in an accident when a vehicle crashed into a house in Poppyfields Way, Branton on August 25, 2015.

Liam Aldred, 26, and Dean McIntyre, 27, died in an accident when a vehicle crashed into a house in Poppyfields Way, Branton on August 25, 2015.

The collision occurred on Tuesday, August 25 when a Renault Megane was in collision with a house on Poppyfields Way in Branton at around 12.50pm.

Five people were believed to have been in the car at the time of the collision: two men, Liam Aldred, 26, and Dean McIntyre, 27, died as a result of the collision, two 21-year-old men and a 15-year-old boy were also injured.

Mr Maughn was charged yesterday (Wednesday, 16 September) and has been remanded into custody until Friday, 18 September, when he will appear at Sheffield Crown Court for a further bail application.

A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man both previously arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving remain on police bail.

A 21-year-old woman, previously arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, remains on police bail.