Truck driver arrested after crash in Sheffield leaves young man fighting for his life

A truck driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a crash in Sheffield left a man fighting for his life.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 28th February 2018, 4:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th February 2018, 4:05 pm
Emergency services at the scene of the crash
Emergency services at the scene of the crash

Emergency services were called to Brook Hill, just outside Sheffield city centre, yesterday morning to reports of a collision involving a yellow DAF skip truck and a 20-year-old man.

The pedestrian was taken to hospital, where police this afternoon said he remains in a life-threatening condition.

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Officers have appealed for witnesses to the crash, which happened at around 10.30am outside the Alfred Denny building, near the pelican crossing.

Anyone who saw what happened or has dash cam footage of the incident, is asked to call police on 101, quoting the incident number 220 of February 27.