Woman dies after collision in Doncaster

Askern Road, CarcroftAskern Road, Carcroft
Askern Road, Carcroft
A woman, aged 23, has died after a crash in Doncaster last week.

Maxine Jimmison suffered life threatening injuries in a collision in Askern Road, Carcroft, at 8.30am last Tuesday.

She was rushed to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield but could not be saved and died the following day.

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Details of her death have only been released by South Yorkshire Police today.

Maxine was driving a blue Chevrolet Matiz which was involved in a collision with a white Renault Trafic van, driven by a 37-year-old man, who suffered minor injuries.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway, with witnesses urged to come forward.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police in Doncaster are appealing for witnesses to a collision in the Carcroft area of the town earlier this month, after a 23-year-old woman injured in the collision died in hospital.

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"At around 8.30am on Tuesday, September 12 it is reported that a blue Chevrolet Matiz and a white Renault Trafic were involved in a collision on Askern Road, Carcroft.

"The driver of the Chevrolet, 23-year-old Doncaster woman Maxine Jimmison, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. She sadly died in hospital on Wednesday, September 13.

"Her family is receiving support from specialist officers.

"The driver of the Renault, a 37-year-old man, suffered minor injuries."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.