Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Rotherham

Date published: 12 January 2022 12:46
Dated: 12 January 2022 12:43:17
Police in Rotherham are asking for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Rawmarsh.
It is reported that at around 1:30pm on Friday 7 January a blue Skoda Fabia was travelling along Haugh Road when it was in collision with a pedestrian at the junction of Green Rise.
The pedestrian, a 43-year-old man, suffered serious injuries. Emergency services attended, but despite their efforts the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family are being supported by specialist officers at this difficult time.
The driver of the Skoda, a 20-year-old man from the town, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Enquiries are ongoing and police now want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have seen the Skoda driving in the area prior to the incident.
Did you see what happened? Do you think you may have CCTV or dashcam footage?
If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 386 of 7 January. Dashcam footage can be sent to with the incident number in the subject line.

Alternatively, you can pass information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.
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