Man fighting for his life after crash in Sheffield

A driver who crashed into traffic lights after suffering a medical episode at the wheel in Sheffield is fighting for his life.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 6:51 pm

Police have appealed for information following the collision on Bunrgreave Road in Sheffield this morning, Tuesday, March 30, at around 6.05am.

Officers said that a silver Vauxhall Astra had been travelling along Minna Road when it crashed into a bollard and a brick wall, close to the junction with Burngreave Road.

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Police at the scene of a crash on Burngreave Road, Sheffield, which left the driver, who is believed to have had a medical episode behind the wheel, in a critical condition

The vehicle then struck traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing outside the Premier Convenience Store, close to Burngreave Street.

Police said that the driver, a man who is in his 50s, is believed to have suffered a medical episode at the wheel.

He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition this evening.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting the incident number 146 of today’s date, Tuesday, March 30.