UPDATE: A57 remains closed at Aston after fatal crash

Road closed
Road closed

The A57 remains closed between the B6067 Worksop Road and A618 Mansfield Road at Aston following a fatal accident in the small hours of this morning (Sunday, 6th July).

A man was killed and woman is in a critical condition in hospital after the accident involving a moped and, South Yorkshire police believe, another vehicle which they are still trying to trace.

The accident occurred at 1am this morning and the road has now been shut for 10 hours while police continue their investigations at the scene.

South Yorkshire police (@syptweet) tweeted at around 7.30am this morning that the road was still closed and would tweet again when the road was open.

At this time, no further information has come from the police, meaning the road remains closed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about it should contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.