UPDATE: 19-year-old Sheffield man dies after fatal collision

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A 19-year-old man has died following a crash in Sheffield yesterday, police have announced this morning.

UPDATE: A 19-year-old man killed in a crash in Sheffield yesterday has been named by police as Bradley Lester Byrne.

Bradley was driving a black Seat Leon that was involved in a collision with a white Renault van near to the junction with Rotherham Road on the A57 in Beighton, at around 11.24am on Friday, August 7.

A 19-year-old woman who was a passenger in the same car as Bradley also sustained serious injuries, as did the driver of the Renault van, a 41-year-old man. Both were taken to hospital.

Police are now trying to trace the owner of a silver or grey coloured BMW, possibly a 3 or 5 series. The car is reported to have been close to the scene at the time of the collision.

Witnesses to the collision should call 101 quoting incident number 371 of 7 August 2015.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Bradley’s family has asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A57 in Beighton on Friday morning.

At around 11.24am, two vehicles - a black Seat Leon and a silver/grey BMW were travelling towards Rotherham along the A57.

About 800 metres before the junction with Rotherham Road, the black Seat collided with a white Renault van that was travelling in the opposite direction towards Sheffield.

The driver of the Seat Leon, a 19-year-old man, suffered multiple injuries and was taken to hospital but sadly died.

The front seat passenger in the Seat Leon, a 19-year-old woman from Aston, suffered serious spine and facial injuries and was taken to hospital.

The driver of the van, a 41-year-old man from Dinnington, suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to hospital.

Officers want to trace the driver of the silver or grey BMW, which may have witnessed the collision.

Police are also keen to hear from anyone who saw the collision or the manner of driving of the vehicles prior to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 371 of August 7 2015.