Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man arrested after fatal South Yorkshire car crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a 72-year-old was killed in a car crash in South Yorkshire.

Police said three cars were involved in the collision on Doncaster Road, Mexborough, at 10:20 GMT on Sunday.

The driver of one car, a man, died while being taken to hospital by air ambulance.

A 31-year-old man, who was driving a Audi, was also arrested for driving while unfit through drink and drugs

He suffered abdominal injuries and was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

One of his passengers a 34-year-old man, suffered serious spinal injuries. Another passenger, 18, was also injured.

The driver of the third car suffered slight injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses.