BREAKING: Sheffield road closed after 'serious' crash, reported to be a hit-and-run

A road in Sheffield has been closed following a 'serious' crash, with reports a driver ran from the scene.

Friday, 24th March 2017, 1:11 pm
Updated Saturday, 25th March 2017, 10:54 am
Firth Park Road, in Firth Park (Google)

Firth Park Road, in Firth Park, has been closed by police following the collision.

It is not known yet what vehicle or vehicles were involved, or whether anyone has been injured.

One person wrote on Facebook: "Serious crash at bottom of Hamilton road on Firth Park Road. Driver ran from scene."

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The incident is believed to have happened at around 1pm today.

Travel companies have said diversions are in place, with passengers and drivers warned to expect delays.

First South Yorkshire said shortly after 2pm that the 38 and 38a bus services were operating via Firth Park Avenue, Hinde House Lane, Hinde House Crescent and Wensley Street in both directions.

The Star is contacting South Yorkshire Police for more details, and we will bring you more as we get it.