Road closed after car smash

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POLICE closed a stretch of road between Bannerdale Road and Ecclesall Road at Barnner Cross after two OAPs were struck by a car.

The incident happened on Bannerdale Road at 10.30am yesterday.

Two casualties were taken to the Northern General Hospital.

A police spokeswoman said: “The incident involved one vehicle and two elderly pedestrians and occurred at around 10.30am.”

Eye witnesses reported seeing a Ford Focus with a shattered windscreen being taken away from the scene.

The South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman added: “The two elderly people were both taken to hospital for treatment.

“There will be ongoing inquiries into this incident.”

Anyone with information should call 101.