Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Boy, 16, dies in Swallownest car and moped collision

Mansfield Road, Swallownest Image copyright Google
Image caption A car and the moped collided near the junction with Florence Avenue heading away from Swallownest

A 16-year-old boy died when the moped he was riding collided with a car in South Yorkshire.

South Yorkshire Police said a blue Citroen C3 and a red Peugeot Speedfighter moped were in collision near Florence Avenue in Swallownest near Rotherham.

Police said the driver of the moped sustained fatal injuries in the accident, at about 22:20 BST on Friday.

It is thought he was travelling along Mansfield Road away from Swallownest.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

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