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Two women killed in double taxi crash in South Yorkshire

Two women died and 10 people were injured in a crash between two taxis in South Yorkshire.

The incident happened on Great North Road in Doncaster shortly after midnight on Sunday, police said.

Six passengers, all aged in their 20s, and a 40-year-old driver were injured when the Fiat Scudo they were travelling in collided with an LTI London taxi near the Mount Pleasant hotel.

Two of the women, aged 52 and 59, in the LTI London taxi were killed, while the 61-year-old driver and two other male passengers, both aged 58, were injured.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

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