Police search for two men who escaped fatal crash in Branton

Police are looking for two men who escaped when the car they were travelling in crashed into a house near Doncaster. Two people died in the crash and another is fighting for life in hospital.

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Pictures released of men killed in Branton crash

The pictures of the two men who were killed after a car crashed into a wall and burst into flames in Branton, near Doncaster, last week have been released by South Yorkshire Police.

Liam Aldred, 26 (L) and Dean McIntyre, 27 were killed in the crash last week Credit: South Yorkshire Police

The fatalities have been identified as 26-year-old former soldier Liam Aldred and 27-year-old Dean McIntyre. Both are from Doncaster.

Latest on Branton car crash

Four people have now been arrested after a car crashed into a wall and burst into flames, killing two men. A third man remains critical in hospital. The crash happened on Tuesday at Branton, near Doncaster. David Hirst reports.

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Fourth person arrested over Branton crash

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A fourth person has been arrested following the crash in Doncaster that left two people dead. Three people were arrested yesterday.

The 18-year-old man, from Doncaster, has been arrested by police this morning (Friday 28 August) on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody being questioned.

Two men died following the collision between a car and a house in Poppyfields Way at around 12.50pm on Tuesday 25 August.

A third man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Three people were arrested by police yesterday (Thursday 27 August) in connection with the collision.

Police in South Wales arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A 15-year-old boy from Doncaster has also been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A 21-year-old woman from Doncaster was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The three have been bailed while police enquiries continue.

Formal identification of the two men who died has not yet taken place.

The investigation continues and police continue to seek any information about a second vehicle, which is believed to have been involved.

Three arrested following fatal Branton crash

Police investigating a fatal crash in Doncaster have arrested three people in connection with the incident.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the South Wales area on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. A 15-year-old boy has also been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. And a 21 year-old-woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. All three are from the Doncaster area.

Two men died following a collision between a car and a house on Poppyfields Way in Branton on Tuesday. A third man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing and police would still like information about a second vehicle believed to have been involved with the collision. Officers are no longer searching for the two unaccounted for males believed to have been in the car at the time of the collision.

Driver towing caravan may be vital witness

Police investigating a crash which killed two men in Doncaster this week are trying to find another driver, who was towing a caravan, and may have witnessed the accident. The men died when the car they were in crashed through a garden wall, overturned and burst into flames in the village of Branton on Tuesday. South Yorkshire Police are still searching for two men who ran from the car after the crash. They believe at least one of them is in need of urgent medical attention. From Branton Michael Billington reports.

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"Other vehicles may be involved" in Branton crash

At a press conference earlier, Temporary Inspector Steve Askham from South Yorkshire Police Roads Policing confirmed that other vehicles may have been involved in the crash in Branton that has left two dead.

"We've spoken to a number of witnesses and some CCTV, there is the implication from those witnesses and the CCTV that other vehicles may have been involved and we are actively seeking those."

– Steve Askham, South Yorkshire Police

Two men who were injured in the crash are also being sought by police.

Search is on for two youths after Branton crash

Two youths who fled the scene of a fatal car crash which left two dead and another fighting for their life are being searched for by police this afternoon.

Claire Ashforth has the latest from Branton near Doncaster.

Police 'concerned' for injured men

West Yorkshire Police says concern is growing for two men who police believe were seriously injured after a car crashed into a house in Doncaster yesterday (Tuesday 25 August).

Witnesses have reported seeing the men leave the scene of the crash, which happened at around 12.50pm in Poppyfields Way. Reports suggest that at least one of them had serious injuries and had lost a significant amount of blood.

Despite extensive enquiries carried out by police to find them, they have not yet been located.

“From the witness accounts we have so far, one of the men had a terrible leg injury, which we believe was caused by the fire. People have told us the men were seriously injured and we believe they need urgent medical attention due to the impact of the crash and also the fire.

“No one has presented themselves at hospital with these injuries or at our local GPs, so the likelihood is that these men are still suffering with serious injuries, which could be life-threatening and have terrible consequences. I urge them to come forward to get the treatment they need.

“Also, I urge anyone who knows were these men are to come forward and tell us what you know so that we can ensure they are safe and well.”

– Inspector Steve Askham, from the Serious Collisions Unit

Two other men inside the car died at the scene. Another man, who was also inside the car, is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Police are currently unable to confirm who was sitting where inside the car. Work is ongoing to formally identify the two deceased men.

One woman was inside the house at the time of the collision. She was not injured.

A police presence will continue in the area today while officers speak to local residents and review CCTV.

Police search for two passengers after fatal crash

Police investigating a fatal collision in Branton are searching for two people believed to have also been travelling in the car.

Officers believe that there were five males travelling in the car that caught fire after it was in collision with the house. Witnesses reported seeing two males leave the scene of the collision.

Two people have died and a third person is being treated for life-threatening injuries. Police believe that the two other occupants of the car who remain unaccounted for are also seriously injured.

Anyone with information about the collision or the whereabouts of the unaccounted for males is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 451.

Emergency services remain at the scene is it is hoped that Doncaster Road with re-open in the next hour.

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