Car driver dies two weeks after hitting runaway horse

Police are appealing for information about the crash in Askern
Police are appealing for information about the crash in Askern
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A MOTORIST hospitalised after the car he was driving hit a runaway horse has died of his injuries two weeks later.

The 22-year-old man was driving a blue Audi A4 which collided with the loose horse on Moss Road near to the junction with Heyworth Lane, Askern, near Doncaster.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 6.05am on Thursday 18 September and the man, from Doncaster, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

South Yorkshire Police say he died of his injuries yesterday. The horse was pronounced dead shortly after the crash.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision. Call 101 quoting incident number 111 of 18 September 2014 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.