Three women dead after horror road smash in South Yorkshire

Police at the scene of the crash
Police at the scene of the crash
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Three women have been killed and a man seriously injured in a road smash in South Yorkshire.

The crash happened in Maltby, near Rotherham, at about 5.30pm yesterday and involved three vehicles.

A red Toyota Aygo was travelling along Tickhill Road towards Maltby when it was in collision with a black Ford Focus heading in the opposite direction.

The cars were also in collision with a van that is thought to have been leaving the Maltby colliery site.

The 58-year-old driver of the Aygo and her two female passengers, aged 66 and 76, suffered fatal injuries. They were all from Doncaster.

Police said the 28-year-old male driver of the Focus was seriously hurt. The man driving the van was uninjured.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to ring South Yorkshire Police on the force’s 101 phone number, quoting log reference 913 of November 26.