Road in Doncaster closed following crash

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A road in South Yorkshire has been closed following a crash, with motorists told it is likely to remain shut for the ‘majority of the evening’.

Sprotbrough Road in Doncaster has been closed from the Ivanhoe pub at the top of Melton Road, up to KFC, Doncaster Council announced just before 6pm.

It said in a tweet: “The road is likely to be closed for the majority of the evening and we will update as soon as it has reopened.”

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Sprotbrough Road in Doncaster (pic: Google)Sprotbrough Road in Doncaster (pic: Google)
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The council said in a separate tweet that emergency services were at the scene and were allowing resident access only.

Stagecoach Yorkshire tweeted that the road had been closed due to an accident, which it said did not involve a bus.

It said the number 49 service from Doncaster to Sprotbrough was currently suspended and apologised for any inconvenience.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said shortly before 7pm: “Police were called to Melton Road, Doncaster, at around 4pm following reports of a collision involving two cars and a pedestrian.

“The road remains closed at this time and officers remain on scene.”