Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Wednesday 11 April 1928
War Office Car Smash.
Wrecked on Way to G.O.C. at Leith.
A brand new War Office motor-car, Armstrong-Siddeley saloon, in course of delivery to the G.O.C. at Leith, Edinburgh, collided with another motor-car on the Great North Road, seven miles from Pontefract, about nine o’clock last night, and was in turn run into by the car of Mr. S. W. Bamford, Ruddington, Notts.
All three cars were hopelessly interlocked and wrecked, and the occupants of one car were badly injured. Mr Alfred Stokes, of Bolton-on-Dearne, was cut and bruised about the face, and his wife, and the wife of his passenger, Mr. Frank Ashton, of Bolton-on-Dearne, were also badly injured, Mrs. Ashton having an arm broken.
Both ladies were taken to Doncaster Infirmary in passing car.
Later the wreckage was towed away