Video shows residents gathering round to confront suspected drink driver who crashed into parked cars on Sheffield estate- then fled

Police are appealing for information after a suspected drink driver crashed into four parked cars on a Sheffield estate- causing damage- then fled the scene.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 6:59 pm

Officers were called at around 9.15pm on Thursday (December 12) following reports of a collision on Colley Avenue in the Ecclesfield area.

Residents reported hearing an ‘almighty crash’ as a black Audi A3 travelling to the scene from the direction of Wheata Road crashed into four parked cars, causing damage.

A video reportedly shows residents gathering round to confront the driver and passenger, who both fled the scene.

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Car crashes into four parked vehicles on Sheffield estate.

A second passenger, who remained in the vehicle, received treatment for a head injury.

Investigating officer on the case, PC Tom Casserly, of South Yorkshire Police, said: "I'd like to assure the community that investigations are ongoing into this incident, which has of course caused some concern and inconvenience to those affected or who live nearby.

“We have reason to believe alcohol may have played a part in this incident, and it’s therefore yet another reminder of the dangers of drink driving.

"If you have any information which could help our enquiries, please do get in touch.

If you'd prefer to stay totally anonymous, you can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 855 of December 12.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.