19-year-old man dies after car ‘flips’ on Peak District road

A 19-year-old man has died after the car he was travelling in as a passenger lost control and ‘flipped’ on a major Sheffield road.

Sunday, 20th December 2020, 6:37 pm

At around 10:15pm last night, Saturday, December 19, emergency services were called to a collision involving a silver Ford Fiesta on Hathersage Road.

It is believed the 17-year-old driver of the car lost control on the bend, causing the car to flip.

The passenger, a 19-year-old man, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

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Hathersage Road, Sheffield (photo: Google).

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have witnessed the collision or has dash-cam footage.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 1120 of 19 December 2020.

Dash cam footage can be submitted via email at [email protected] The incident number should be entered as the email subject title field.

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