Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Three women die in Maltby crash

The entrance of Maltby colliery
Image caption The crash happened near the entrance of Maltby colliery

Three women have been killed in a crash involving two cars and a van in Rotherham.

Diana Hunt, 58, from the Hatfield area, was driving a Toyota Aygo when the crash happened in Tickhill Road in Maltby at 17:30 GMT on Thursday.

The two other women, 66 and 76, killed in the crash have not been identified.

South Yorkshire Police said the crash involved a Ford Focus travelling in the opposite direction and a van leaving Maltby Colliery.

The 28-year-old driver of the Focus was seriously injured.

The male driver of the van was not hurt.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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