Witness appeal after lorry driver killed in seven-vehicle motorway smash

POLICE appealed for witnesses after a lorry driver died in a six-vehicle collision on the M18.

Three articulated lorries, two cars and a Transit van collided on the approach to junction two northbound at 5pm on Monday.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The driver of one lorry, a 41-year-old man, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

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“Four drivers in the other vehicles suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital and their conditions are not considered life threatening.

“Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the lorry driving immediately prior to the incident to get in touch, particularly if you have dashcam footage.”

Anyone with information is urged to call 101, quoting incident 601 of July 25. 

Dash-cam footage can be emailed to [email protected], .

And the police’s online portal can be found at www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something.

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