BREAKING: Man killed in collision with lorry in South Yorkshire street

A man died after he was trapped under a lorry in a collision in Rotherham today.

Thursday, 9th February 2017, 1:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:37 am
A man died in a collision in Rotherham today

The man, who has not yet been formally identified, was involved in a collision with a lorry close to the car wash on Wellgate.

His family has been informed.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Emergency services are currently in Wellgate, Rotherham, responding to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.

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"Police were called at around 11.50am today to reports of the collision, which is believed to have happened close to the car wash on Wellgate.

"The pedestrian, a man, suffered fatal injuries. His family has been informed and is receiving support.

"The road is closed while initial enquiries are carried out and there may be some travel disruption locally."