Police name victim of fatal Sheffield collision

Killed: Adrian Keeton.
Killed: Adrian Keeton.
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A VAN driver killed in a collision at a set of crossroads in Sheffield has been named as 50-year-old Adrian Keeton.

Mr Keeton, of Grimes-thorpe, was driving a Renault Trafic van along the B6083 Newhall Road when it was involved in a crash with a Rover 75 at the junction with the A6109 Brightside Lane, Attercliffe.

His van ended up on its side and came to rest against the railings of a pelican crossing.

Mr Keeton died in the collision and his 19-year-old female passenger was treated for shock.

The car driver - an 85-year-old Sheffield man - suffered minor whiplash along with his passenger, an 85-year-old woman.

Mr Keeton had been travelling away from Attercliffe in the direction of Carlisle Street East at the time of the smash.

An inquest into the death will be held once police conclude their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision, which happened on Tuesday, at about 3.30pm.

Police closed off the road while collision investigators examined the scene and the vehicles involved after paramedics had finished treating all those involved.

Witnesses or anyone who saw either of the vehicles involved immediately beforehand should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 604 of March 20.