Man killed in head-on smash in Sheffield

A man died after he was involved in a head-on collision on a Sheffield road.

Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 1:06 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 1:12 pm
A man died in a head-on collision on the A57 near Beighton yestertday

The 32-year-old, who has not yet been named, was involved in a crash on the A57, near Beighton, at 5pm yesterday.

Read More

Read More
Home Office knew of Rotherham child sex abuse 10 years before bombshell report e...

CRIME: Police issue CCTV of men wanted over stabbing in Doncaster town centreHe was then involved in a collision with a white Ford Transit van travelling in the opposite direction.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The Audi driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

COURT: Doncaster man jailed for attacking woman with baseball bat while her son slept upstairsThe driver of the van, a 23-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains today.

Police officers closed off the road for a number of hours while enquiries were carried out at the scene.

A police probe into the incident is underway.

Officers want to hear from witnesses to the collision.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: " A 32-year-old man has died following a road traffic collision in the Beighton area of Sheffield yesterday.

"At around 5pm, the man was driving a red Audi A3 on the A57, travelling from Beighton Road roundabout towards Swallownest.

"On a bend, the Audi crossed over onto the opposite carriageway and there was a collision with a white Ford Transit van. mThe 32-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

"The driver of the van, a 23-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he currently remains.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 743 of July 17.