Woman arrested following Aston fatal crash

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash in Aston in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 6 July). 

A man has died and a woman is in critical condition following a crash on the A57 at around 1am on Aston Way, near to the M1 junction 31 roundabout and the fire station, towards Sheffield.

A moped was involved, though it's currently unclear who the rider was.

Police have located a vehicle, a BMW car, which they believe may also have been involved in the collision. A 37-year-old Rotherham woman is currently being questioned by police.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.The road is closed while police carry ot enquiries at the scene.

The road was closed while police carried out enquiries at the scene and was reopened at around 1.30pm.