Woman dies in Sheffield horror crash as man is arrested

A woman has died in hospital several days after being hit by a car in Sheffield.

Saturday, 3rd August 2019, 08:51 am
Updated Monday, 5th August 2019, 22:48 pm

The 89-year-old was struck as she walked along Shiregreen Road, Wincobank, by a Mercedes A160 that then travelled further along and collided with a parked car in Jenkin Road.

The woman was taken to hospital with extensive injuries following the collision last Wednesday at about 9.55am and South Yorkshire Police has confirmed that she died from her injuries on Friday.

In a statement, the force said: “Her family are being supported by our specialist officers.”

RTA along Wincobank Avenue and Jenkin Road. Picture: NSST-31-07-19-RTAWincobank-4

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The driver of the Mercedes, a 54-year-old man, was also taken to hospital. He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or captured footage of what happened on a dash-cam.

Call 101 quoting incident number 212 of July 31.

RTA along Wincobank Avenue and Jenkin Road. Picture: NSST-31-07-19-RTAWincobank-3