Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fatal car crash on Doncaster Road last month.

John Scoging, 43, of Pontefract, died after his blue Vauxhall Corsa left the road and collided with a row of trees before rebounding back onto the carriageway of the A638 Doncaster Road near Hampole.

The incident happened at around 10.10am on Sunday, October 28.

He suffered fatal chest injuries and later died at Leeds General Infirmary.

Police said it was not known whether any other vehicles were involved and would like to hear from anyone who used the stretch of road close to the junction of Leys Lane, Hampole, around the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 506 of October 28, 2012.