Teenage girl hit by cars as she walked along pavement in Sheffield left 'seriously injured'

A teenage girl was seriously injured after being struck by two cars which mounted a pavement after a crash in Sheffield.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:40 am
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 4:16 pm

The girl, aged 16, was walking along Horninglow Road, Firth Park, when she was hit by the two vehicles at the junction with Tideswell Road at around 3.10pm yesterday.

South Yorkshire Police said a black Seat Leon and a silver Ford Fiesta were involved in a collision before careering into the girl as she was walking along a nearby footpath at the time of the smash.

The teenager was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, where she remains today.

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A teenage girl was injured in a collision on Horninglow Road, Firth Park, yesterday

The driver of the Ford Fiesta, a 39-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with serious injuries and an eight-year-old girl travelling as her passenger suffered minor injuries in the incident.

South Yorkshire Police said the occupants of the Seat Leon left the scene before emergency services arrived.

Two 21-year-old Sheffield men were later arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a collision and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.

They have since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone with dash cam footage of the collision are urged to come forward.

Police officers also want the owners of homes and businesses with CCTV cameras in the Tideswell Road, Willington Road and Stubbin Lane areas to contact the force.

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 523 of December 4.