Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Men killed in M18 motorway lorry smash are named

Denis Radin and Mateusz Szweda Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Denis Pawel Radin and Mateusz Szweda both died in hospital

Two men who died after a lorry hit their broken down car on the motorway have been named.

Denis Pawel Radin, 20, and Mateusz Szweda, 19, both from Doncaster, died in hospital after the crash on the M18 on Monday.

A 20-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the Audi, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The lorry driver, 46, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and bailed.

South Yorkshire Police said the car was thought to be stationary on the northbound carriageway near junction three when the crash happened at 22:20 BST.

Image copyright JThomas
Image caption The crash happened close to junction three of the M18 motorway

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