UPDATE: Major Sheffield road still closed after man '˜hit by bus' in city centre

A major Sheffield city centre road is still closed this evening after a man was reportedly hit by a bus in the city centre.

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 8:10 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th September 2018, 8:17 pm
The scene of a serious accident in Sheffield city centre in which a man was reportedly 'hit by a bus' (photo: Alana Roberts).

According to eyewitnesses, the man was struck on Leopold Street opposite the Bessemer pub at round 6pm this evening.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man 'hit by bus' in Sheffield city centre

The section of the road between Virgin Money and the mini-roundabout is still closed and cordoned off by police.

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The scene of a serious accident in Sheffield city centre in which a man was reportedly 'hit by a bus' (photo: Alana Roberts).

The man was treated by paramedics at the scene but has now been taken to hospital.

Traffic on the road was brought to complete standstill for a time and buses were queuing back along West Street and High Street.

A number 86 bus to Lowedges could  be seen earlier with extensive damage to its front windscreen.

The scene of a serious accident in Sheffield city centre in which a man was reportedly 'hit by a bus'.

More will follow as and when we get it.

The scene of a serious accident in Sheffield city centre in which a man was reportedly 'hit by a bus'.