AN investigation has been launched following a fatal car crash last night.

Police received reports of the accident on Huddersfield Road at around 1am where it is believed that the car collided with a tree.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Both the driver and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. 

"Enquiries into the incident will continue. Anyone who saw what happened, or who thinks they may have dash-cam footage of the incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 95 of June 21."