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Man killed in motorway crash

Sunday March 13 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses Police are appealing for witnesses

A BARNSLEY MAN has been killed following a crash on the motorway.

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following the fatal collision yesterday afternoon (Saturday 12 March).

At around 2.30pm, it is reported that a black Volksagen Golf and a white Citroen DS4 were involved in a collision on the M1 southbound, close to Junction 35.

The driver of the Golf, a 56-year-old man from Barnsley, was taken to hospital via air ambulance but was pronounced dead a short time later. His relatives have been informed and are receiving support.

The male driver of the Citroen and a male passenger in the Golf suffered minor injuries that required hospital treatment.

Anyone with further information should call 101 or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 659 of 12 March 2016.

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Reply Posted by Jodie davies on Sunday March 13 2016 at 10:46
We was stuck in the traffic and saw the air ambulance leave however the road was closed off but cars were drying through

Reply Posted by Lynda on Sunday March 13 2016 at 11:28
So sorry to hear this sad news. We were stuck in the traffic yesterday. Thoughts are with his family x

Reply Posted by amanda on Sunday March 13 2016 at 18:47
It had happened a couple of minutes before we passed going North bound,it didn't look that bad other than one car was facing in the wrong direction. My thoughts are with the family x

Reply Posted by Steven James on Tuesday March 15 2016 at 16:42
Rest in peace old friend, was a pleasure knowing and working with you.