Hunt for driver after four car crash in Sheffield leaves man with 'life-changing injuries'

The scene of the accident on Sutherland Street
The scene of the accident on Sutherland Street

Police are hunting the driver of a 'dark coloured car' following a four-vehicle collision in Sheffield this morning which has left one man with 'serious and life-changing injuries'.

The incident happened at 8.50am at the Sunderland Street junction with Gower Street, just after the roundabout, in Attercliffe.

The collision involved four vehicles, a grey Audi A4, a black Honda Civic, a grey Jaguar XF and a fourth vehicle, described as a dark coloured car, which left the scene.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: "The driver of the Audi A4, a 25 year-old Sheffield man, sustained serious and life changing injuries, the driver of the Honda Civic, a 29 year-old Sheffield woman, sustained minor injuries.

"Both were taken to Northern General Hospital in Sheffield to receive treatment for their injuries.

"Officers investigating the collision are appealing for the driver of the fourth vehicle, who left the scene, to contact the police as a matter of urgency.

"We are also appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or may have seen the Audi and another vehicle travelling along Gower Street towards Sutherland Street before the collision.

"Please call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference 295 of today."

An air ambulance was called to the scene and an eyewitness said it was on Carlisle Street close to the scene of the accident for several hours this morning as paramedics dealt with the incident.