Witnesses wanted to South Yorkshire motorway smash

A man was thrown from a van after it rolled on the M18 link road over the weekend
A man was thrown from a van after it rolled on the M18 link road over the weekend

Witnesses are wanted to a South Yorkshire motorway smash in which two men were seriously injured.

A silver Vauxhall Vivaro van collided with the barrier of the M18 link road at 3.10pm on Saturday, May 12 and ended up rolling.

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The passenger in the van, a 27-year-old man, was thrown from the vehicle and was taken to hospital with the 40-year-old driver.

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They have both since been discharged.

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South Yorkshire Police said the van was travelling towards the northbound M1 at Rotherham at the time of the collision.

The driver failed a breathalyser test.

Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 579 of May 12.