Crash driver broke legs

THE driver of a car involved in a rush hour smash in Sheffield city centre suffered two broken legs and a broken arm.

Police said the 47-year-old from Sheffield was detained in the Northern General Hospital.

He was driving his Honda Civic along Queens Road, towards Granville Square, when he was involved in a collision with an Audi A3 which had just entered Queens Road from Alderson Road.

The Audi careered into house occupied by a 93-year-old woman, who was treated for shock.

Police said the Audi driver was also taken to hospital but escaped with a cut to his head.

A 52-year-old woman passenger in the Honda suffered minor chest injuries and was also taken to hospital.

The collision, at 7.15am on Thursday, led to the closure of Queens Road for the morning while accident investigators examined the scene and interviewed witnesses to establish what exactly happened.

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