Pedestrian undergoes surgery after collision in Sheffield

A man is undergoing surgery after he was struck by a car on a busy road in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 9:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 9:35 am
A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in Sheffield this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)
A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in Sheffield this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)

The man, aged in his 30s, was struck by a black Audi A3 on Halifax Road, close to the turn for Sainsbury's, Hillsborough.

South Yorkshire Police said emergency services were alerted to the collision at 6.10am and the pedestrian was rushed to hospital with 'potentially life threatening injuries'.

Police officers at the scene of a collision in Halifax Road this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)

He has reportedly undergone surgery.

The windscreen of the car involved in the collision was shattered during the incident.

Road traffic collision investigators have examined the vehicle.

Halifax Road has been cordoned off while investigations at the scene continue.

Police officers at the scene of a collision in Halifax Road this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)

Buses and motorists have been diverted away from the road, leading to delays in the area.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Emergency services were called to Halifax Road, Sheffield, just after 6.10am this morning, following reports of a collision.

"A black Audi A3 was involved in a collision with a pedestrian, close to the turning for Sainsbury’s.

"The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries."

Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.