Pedestrian struck on busy Sheffield road

A pedestrian was involved in a collision today
A pedestrian was involved in a collision today

A busy Sheffield road is now closed in both directions following reports that a pedestrian was involved in a collision earlier today.

Eyewitnesses claim the man was involved in a collision close to a crossing point on Western Bank, which runs from Sheffield Children's Hospital past the University of Sheffield and down to the Brook Hill roundabout.

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The dual carriageway was initially closed to traffic heading towards Sheffield city centre but is now closed in both directions.

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Bus passengers have been warned to expect 'very heavy delays' as a result of the road closure.

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Services have been diverted to avoid the scene of the collision.

Details have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.