Chapeltown Road Sheffield: Police and ambulance sent to scene after crash outside Ecclesfield School

Police and ambulance sent to scene after crash outside Sheffield school
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Emergency services closed a busy Sheffield road after a car crash outside one of the city's biggest schools.

Both South Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service were sent to the scene on Chapeltown Road, after the incident outside Ecclesfield School.

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It is understood to have happened around 11.20am today, with one casualty taken to hospital.

Police confirmed they attended the scene, and said they understood that the crash involved only minor injuries.

They added in a statement: "The road was closed for around an hour while recovery took place and debris was cleared."

There is no suggestion that anyone from the school was involved.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service said in a statement: "An ambulance crew came across the incident in Chapeltown Road, Sheffield just after 11.20am on Wednesday. A request was made for an available ambulance to respond and one patient was conveyed to Barnsley Hospital."

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