Police seek witnesses to crash

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POLICE want to hear from witnesses to a head-on collision which left four men injured, two seriously.

The driver of a Fiesta car - a 35-year-old man from the Lowedges area of Sheffield - suffered a fractured right leg and a fractured pelvis.

He underwent surgery at Rotherham Hospital yesterday afternoon in a bid to repair the damage.

His rear-seat passenger, a 26-year-old man also from Lowedges, suffered broken ribs and other serious injuries and was taken to the same hospital.

Both were said to be in a ‘serious but stable’ condition yesterday.

Another passenger in the Fiesta, a 39-year-old man from Lowedges, sustained whiplash and bruising.

He was treated at Rotherham Hospital but not detained.

The crash happened just before 3.30pm on Monday on the A634 Maltby Road, Rotherham, around 80 metres east of Thornbury Hill Drive, Firbeck.

Police said a maroon Ford Fiesta, travelling from Firbeck towards Oldcotes, was on the wrong side of the road when a white Toyota Hilux, travelling in the opposite direction, came round a bend.

The Toyota driver, a 51-year-old man from Maltby, suffered whiplash and bruising but did not need to go to hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw the way either vehicle was being driven just before the crash.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.