Four men remanded in custody over horror death crash in Barnsley

Four men have been remanded in custody over a crash in which a lorry struck a pedestrian before ploughing into a house.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 06:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 06:42 am

The Barnsley men appeared before Sheffield magistrates yesterday over a collision in Brierley on Friday afternoon in which 58-year-old pedestrian Jacqueline Wileman was killed.

Jacqueline Wileman was killed in a collision with a stolen lorry

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After colliding with Mrs Wileman the lorry went on to hit two parked cars before careering into a house on Park View, causing significant damage to the property.

David Mellor, 48, has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking along with 23-year-old Karn Hill, 29-year-old Wayne Carroll and 53-year-old Alan Mawhinney.

A house suffered significant damage when it was hit by a stolen lorry

Mellor and Mawhinney are also both charged with failing to provide a sample.

They will appear at Sheffield Crown Court next week.

Police officers investigating the incident want to hear from witnesses.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 266 of August 14.