Man fights for life and four injured in South Yorkshire crash

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A man has suffered life-threatening injuries and four others have been hurt in a three-car smash in South Yorkshire.

The collision happened at around 1.30pm yesterday on the A57 Worksop Road in Todwick, between Kiveton Lane and Goosecarr Lane.

It involved a black BMW series 3 heading towards Worksop, and a yellow Vauxhall Astra van and a white Vauxhall Astra estate, both travelling in the opposite lane towards Todwick.

The BMW’s driver, a 29-year-old man, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Four other people also needed hospital treatment - a 41-year-old man driving the Astra van, and three people in the Astra estate - a man aged 45 and two passengers, a 46-year-old woman and a boy of 14.

Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 540 of June 14, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.