Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, South Elmsall
Saturday 21 December 2019
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail to stop fatal road traffic collision between a car and a pushbike in South Elmsall.
The Major Collision and Enquiry Team ( MCET) would like to speak to anyone who saw or who has information about the incident which occurred at about 6.41am on Saturday ( 21/ 12) on the A638 Doncaster Road at a roundabout near Elmsall Drive.
It took place after a red Ford Fiesta was in collision with a man riding a pedal cycle. The car then left the scene.
The cyclist was treated at the roadside but was pronounced to have died from injuries caused by the collision.
Following enquiries officers arrested a 20-year old male on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving over the drink / drugs limit in connection with the incident.
He remains in police custody for questioning.
Sergeant Carl Quinn of the Major Collision and Enquiry Team, said: “We are continuing to investigate what has clearly been a very serious incident and road closures are expected to be in place for some time.
“I would urge drivers to bear with us and avoid the area while we conduct necessary enquiries there.
“I would ask anyone who we have not already spoken with who saw the collision or who has dashcam footage of it to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101 referencing police log 0459 of 21 12 2019.”