Woman pinned against wall by out of control car in Sheffield

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A woman was seriously injured in a collision in Sheffield after a car mounted a pavement and pinned her against a wall.

The 33-year-old was walking along Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, when a grey Peugeot 207, travelling towards the city centre, mounted the kerb and struck the woman.

Emergency services were alerted to the collision at 6pm yesterday, leading to the closure of the road while paramedics treated the casualty and inquiries were carried out at the scene.

Police officers investigating the incident want to hear from witnesses.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in the Woodseats area of Sheffield.

“Just before 6pm yesterday a grey Peugeot 207 was in collision with a 33-year-old woman who was walking along Chesterfield Road.

“The car, which was travelling towards the city centre, mounted the kerb and pinned the woman against a stone wall for a short time before it came to rest.

“The woman was taken to hospital for treatment for leg injuries.

“She remains in hospital in a serious condition. Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision.”

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 747 of Monday, October 6.