Rotherham collision victim named by police

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A moped rider who died in a collision with a car has been named.

Wayne Richard Spencer, aged 28, from Aston, died following a smash with a BMW on Aston Way at around 1am last Sunday.

Mr Spencer’s passenger, a 29-year-old woman, remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 34-year-old Rotherham man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed.

A 37-year-old Rotherham and two youths, aged 14 and 16, all arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have also been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 124 of July 6.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.