ACCIDENT UPDATE: Three arrested following Sheffield collision

A6109 Brightside Lane closed due to a crash
A6109 Brightside Lane closed due to a crash
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Police have arrested three people following a collision in the Brightside Lane area of Sheffield this morning.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit were in pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle – a black Mercedes C class – in Sheffield city centre.

A short time later at around 3am, the Mercedes was involved in a collision in Brightside Lane near to the junction with Stevenson Road.

The police car was not involved in the collision.

The three occupants of the car were taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries, which are not thought to be serious.

Two 21-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of burglary, affray, dangerous driving and other offences.

They remain in police custody.

Commuters contacted The Star to report the crash, which was reportedly causing delays of up to 90 minutes.

The road is now open again.

Police would like to hear from anyone with information about the movements of the black Mercedes prior to the collision, or anyone who witnessed the collision this morning.

Please call 101 quoting incident number 80 of 17 March 2016.