Latest On Doncaster Car Crash

28 August 2015, 08:25

Two men who died in a crash in Doncaster have been identified.

The crash happened on Poppyfields Way in Branton on Tuesday.

The names of the men who were killed won't be released following requests from the families.

Two men, a boy and a woman have been arrested in connection with the crash and released on bail.

The men, aged 21 and 18, and the 15-year-old boy were held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Insp Steve Askham, from the road policing unit, said:
"All evidence collected by the inquiry indicates that the fire was caused purely by the circumstances of the collision.

In addition, we are aware that there continues to be speculation over who was sitting where in the car.

We are currently unable to establish this information so it forms part of our ongoing investigation."

Police said they were also investigating the possibility that another vehicle may have been involved in the run up to the crash and appealed for witnesses to get in touch.


UPDATED 28th August 2015

Three people have been arrested in connection with a fatal crash near Doncaster.

Two men died and another is critically ill after a car crashed into the front garden of a house in Branton and burst into flames.

A 21-year-old man and 15-year-old boy are being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A 21-year-old woman's been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police are still investigating whether another car was involved in the crash.