Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Maltby A631 crash: Two dead after car hits bridge

Scene of crash
Image caption The crash happened on the A631 near Maltby

Two men have died after the car they were in mounted a pavement and hit a bridge.

South Yorkshire Police said the crash happened on the A631 near Maltby on Friday evening. The car was travelling towards Tickhill.

A 40-year-old man driving the car and his 27-year-old passenger were pronounced dead at the scene, the force said.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash to contact them.

The men were in a red Citroen C1 when it failed to negotiate a bend and hit a bridge parapet at about 20:40 BST on Friday, police said.

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