Tram tracks blocked and buses diverted after car overturns in Sheffield smash

The tram lines were blocked at Manor Top while emergency services dealt with the aftermath of a road traffic collision in which a car overturned this morning.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 9:53 am

Police, an ambulance crew and a fire engine were called to the scene, and tram services were blocked in both directions.

A witness said ‘a woman had to be cut out of a car’.

Stagecoach Supertram said: “Road traffic accident blocking both tracks at Manor Top. Emergency services in attendance. Disruption affecting both Blue and Purple Route services.”

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Emergency services attentding the RTC

The tracks have since been cleared and maintenance crews remain at the scene clearing up debris.

Bus services have been diverted.

First Bus Sheffield said: “Service 18 from Gleadless towards Meadowhall has been diverted as follows - Hollinsend Road, Gleadless Common, Hurlfield Road then resuming normal route at Manor Top.”

It has not yet been confirmed whether anybody was injured as a result of the collision.

Emergency services attentding the RTC

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted about the incident.

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Crews remain at the scene to clear up.