Amazon driver, 21, loses fight for life after tragic crash while delivering parcels

An Amazon driver critically injured in a collision while delivering parcels in Doncaster has died.

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 10:06 am
Boxes move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon fulfillment center (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The 21-year-old was delivering in Barnby Dun Road when he was involved in a collision with an orange Nissan Note at 2pm on Wednesday, February 17.

He was taken to hospital but lost his fight for life last night.

South Yorkshire Police said: “The driver of the Nissan stopped immediately following the collision and is currently assisting us with our enquiries.

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“However, we are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw either party prior to the incident, to get in touch. Were you walking in Clay Lane or crossing the road at the time of the collision? Did you see what happened?”

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 429 of February 17.

Dashcam or CCTV footage can be emailed to [email protected] with the incident number included in the subject line.

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