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Appeal for witnesses after Cusworth car crash

At around 3.30am yesterday (Monday) a red Toyota Aygo driven by a 19-year-old man was travelling along Back Lane, Cusworth, towards Cusworth village. It is believed a white Fiat 500, driven by a 24-year-old man, was travelling along the same road towards Sprotbrough and leading to a head-on crash.

An 18-year-old woman, a passenger in the Toyota Aygo, was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary with serious injuries including fractured ribs, a broken leg, and suspected head and pelvic injuries. The Toyota Aygo driver was not injured.

The driver of the Fiat 500, from Scawthorpe, was arrested on suspicion of being over the prescribed limit, dangerous driving, taking without the owner’s consent, failing to stop, and driving while disqualified.

Anyone with info should phone 101 quoting incident no. 192 of 1 April 2013.