Boy (4) killed in sports car crash

A FOUR-year-old boy has died following a collision involving a lorry and a sports car.

The infant was a passenger travelling in a Mazda MX-5 when it was involved in a collision with an Iveco-Ford lorry on Melton Mill Lane, near Mexborough, at around 11.35am on Monday (23).

A police spokeswoman said: “A white Mazda MX-5 was travelling from Mexborough towards High Melton when it collided with an Iveco-Ford lorry on Melton Mill Lane.

“The four-year-old boy, from Doncaster, was travelling in the car and sustained fatal injuries.

“The 51-year-old driver of the car suffered slight injuries and the 49-year-old man, driving the lorry was not reported to have been hurt."

“Both men are from Doncaster.”

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is being urged to contact South Yorkshire Police by dialling 101, quoting incident number 358 of December 23.