Two dead after truck ploughs into oncoming traffic near Doncaster

A second person has been pronounced dead after a truck went onto oncoming traffic on the motorway near Doncaster.

Saturday, 14th April 2018, 09:11 am
Updated Saturday, 14th April 2018, 08:21 am
M62. Picture: Google

Humberside Police said an HGV went through the central reservation into oncoming traffic on the M62 at Goole on April 3 at 9.30am.

READ MORE: Extra police patrols ordered in wake of sex attack in Doncaster parkThe truck was in collision with a car and the driver, named by police as 41-year-old Nigel Eley from Manchester, was pronounced dead at the scene.

READ MORE: Woman held up in armed raids in Sheffield shop TWICE in three weeksA Humberside Police spokesperson said: "The man’s family have requested that he not be named and to respect their privacy at this difficult time."

The 22-year-old truck driver sustained serious injuries but has since been discharged from hospital.