Passenger 'detained for Border Force' after driver ploughs into parked van in Sheffield

A passenger being carried in a vehicle that ploughed into a parked vehicle on a Sheffield street has now been detained for Border Force, despite the driver fleeing the scene.

Saturday, 28th September 2019, 9:36 am
Updated Monday, 30th September 2019, 1:17 pm
The driver of this VW vehicle crashed into a parked van in Meadowhead on Thursday evening. Picture: South Yorkshire Police

The incident took place in the Meadowhead area of the city on Thursday evening.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “VW spotted driving around in the early hours from out of force area.

“Fails to stop and collides with parked vehicle.

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The driver of this VW vehicle crashed into a parked van in Meadowhead on Thursday evening. Picture: South Yorkshire Police

“Driver sadly makes good escape but passenger detained - illegal immigrant, detained for Border Force.

“Vehicle seized.”