Dramatic pictures of Sheffield crash

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

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The first pictures have emerged of a serious accident in Sheffield last night.

A resident snapped these shots of the accident at about 11.30pm.

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

A Skoda and Vauxhall collided at the junction of Castlebeck Drive, Harborough Avenue, Hastilar Road and Woodrove Avenue in Woodthorpe.

Crews from three Sheffield stations - Parkway, Central and Birley Moore - were called to the scene.

They took the roof off the Skoda and freed a person trapped in the Vauxhall.

The resident said many accidents had happened at the junction.

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

There was a serious crash at a notorious Sheffield junction on Friday night

"This junction is really bad, I have seen four or five crashes in under a year," they said.

Watchmaster Wayne Harland, from Sheffield Parkway station, praised an off-duty fireman for his work at the scene.

Paul Purcell stabilised the Skoda driver and waited for the firefighters to reach the scene.

"He did a great job," watchmaster Harland said.

The junction has been a hot-spot for crashes, with residents recounting numerous incidents.

"One member of the pubic was saying its a spot for road traffic crashes," watchmaster Harland said.

Firefighters were on the scene until about 1am.

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