Man dead after crash on Sheffield estate

A man has died following a crash on a Sheffield estate.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 20th April 2019, 4:16 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st April 2019, 7:10 pm

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to Atlantic Road, Lowedges, at around 12.35pm on Saturday.

Police said a vehicle hit a parked car and the driver was taken to the Northern General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police added the man’s family had been informed and were being supported by specially trained officers.

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Atlantic Road, Lowedges. Picture: Google

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It is understood the man may have fallen ill at the wheel.

An eyewitness said: “I heard the bang and went outside.

“The crash wasn’t too bad but the man ended up going through a fence and onto grassland.

“ He went away in an ambulance but the air ambulance crew said he had sadly died.”