Hunt for hit-and-run car occupants goes on as Sheffield boy, 5, leaves hospital
Four men who fled the scene after being involved in a high-speed car crash that left a five-year-old Sheffield boy hospitalised remain on the run.
The collision took place at the junction between Manor Road and Harwich Road at around 8pm on Friday when a white Audi travelling at ‘at least 70mph’ in a residential area smashed into a Vauxhall Zafira carrying a family of five.
Ashleigh Weatherall was injured in the collision along with her three children – Logan, seven, Oliver, five, and Charley, three – and partner Niall WIlkinson.
Oliver’s head was cut and he required oxygen after losing “a lot of blood”, his mum said.
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He was hospitalised for two nights and spent Saturday ‘in and out of consciousness’ before returning home today, unable to remember anything about the crash.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said enquiries are ongoing to locate the four occupants of the Audi.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 861 of 17 September.