Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Five arrested after man's death in Doncaster

Five people have been arrested after a man died of head injuries in Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Police would not give details of the nature of the incident, which happened at 02:10 GMT on the A19 St George's Bridge.

The man suffered head injuries and died later in hospital. He had been a passenger in a taxi which police said was involved in the incident.

Police would not confirm whether the driver was one of the people arrested. Witnesses are urged to come forward.

A police spokesman said: "The force is aware this incident is causing significant delays in the surrounding area and officers would like to thank motorists for their patience during the morning rush hour.

"The road will remain closed as police continue to investigate the incident."

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