Man attempted to flee after crashing into car in Sheffield suburb

A man, who attempted to flee after colliding with another vehicle that left the driver with serious injuries last night on a Sheffield road, has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and vehicle theft.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 3:55 pm

South Yorkshire Police said the force were called at around 11.30pm on Sunday (May 30) to reports of a road traffic collision in Spinkhill Road, Woodthorpe.

It is reported that that two cars, a red Fiesta and a Silver Volkswagen, had been involved in a collision.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 34-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital via ambulance.

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Spinkhill Road, Woodthorpe

However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the Fiesta, a 37-year-old man, fled the scene on foot.

He was arrested a short time later on suspicion of drink driving and theft of a motor vehicle.

Enquiries are ongoing. If anyone witnessed the collision or has any information, please call 101 quoting incident number 1200 of 30 May.