Man (26) dies after car accident on Centenary Way in Rotherham

A MAN has died after being involved in a car crash in the town centre.

Police are investigating the fatal accident on Centenary Way late on Friday night, after which the 26-year-old passenger in a grey Honda Civic was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is believed the car collided with a roadside barrier at just before midnight.

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The 18-year-old male driver was also taken to hospital but later discharged.

The man who died has not yet been named but a spokesperson added his family had been informed and were being supported by specially trained officers.

Police are now appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage to help with their enquiries.

Call 101 quoting incident number 1305 of May 5, 2023, or report it via the police’s online portal at

Dash-cam footage can be submitted via emailing [email protected], with the incident number in the subject title.