A scooter rider has died after a crash with an ambulance responding to an emergency name.
South Yorkshire Police mentioned the person, aged in his 30s, died after the collision in Barnsley on Friday night time.
The incident occurred close to the Lord Nelson Pub on the A628 Barnsley Road in Hoylandswaine. The man was rushed to hospital however died on his accidents.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson mentioned: “We can now confirm that the man involved in the Hoylandswaine collision last night (Friday 28 July) has sadly died.
“At about 10.25pm we received a call from a member of the public and another report from Yorkshire Ambulance Service about a reported collision between an ambulance that was responding to an emergency call and a scooter.
“The driver of the ambulance is assisting officers with enquiries. We request that the privacy of the victim’s family is respected at this difficult time.”
Police are additionally interesting for data and wish to converse to anybody on Barnsley Road on the time, or any drivers who could have caught the crash on a splash digicam.
Anyone with house CCTV cameras which cowl the junction is requested to test their footage and see in the event that they caught the collision.
A Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust spokesperson mentioned: “First and foremost, our thoughts are with the man’s family at this very difficult time.
“We are working with the police to help with their investigation into the cause of the collision.”
According to the Department for Transport, 12 folks died in e-scooter crashes in Britain final yr. This consists of 11 riders and one pedestrian who died in collisions involving the autos.
An extra 1,446 had been harm in e-scooter crashes, together with 1,106 riders, 233 pedestrians and 47 cyclists.
Fourteen of final yr’s reported casualties had been youngsters aged beneath 10, whereas 387 had been aged between 10 and 19.
Anyone with details about the crash can add particulars to the police on-line portal right here, whereas movies could be emailed to email@example.com. Alternatively, you may contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through Crimestoppers-uk.org.