Pedestrian hit by a van in Sheffield city centre

Police were forced to close a road in Sheffield city centre this afternoon after a man was hit by a van.

Wednesday, 12th July 2017, 3:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th July 2017, 3:26 pm
Arundel Gate - Google Maps

Officers were called to Arundel Gate at around 12.10pm following reports that a man had been hit by a van.

Arundel Gate was closed for around half an hour as police dealt with the incident.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Stagecoach Yorkshire reported that there was "major disruption and delays" to bus services leaving the city centre due to the road being closed.

Travel South Yorkshire said that, due to the incident, all services were subject to delays and possible short notice diversion.

The road reopened at around 12.45 and Stagecoach Yorkshire said buses were back to their normal routes but warned commuters to expect heavy delays across most routes.

Police said that the pedestrian was not injured in the crash.