Woman suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by detached caravan in Sheffield

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital tonight, after she was hit by a caravan that came loose on a Sheffield road.

Monday, 22nd July 2019, 8:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 1:12 pm
The collision took place in Carson Mount, Gleadless earlier today. Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services were called out to the collision in Carson Mount, Gleadless at around 2.20pm today, following reports a caravan had been involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “The pedestrian, a 69-year-old woman, has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries where she remains.

“It is understood that the caravan had become disconnected from the vehicle pulling it, a white Toyota Avensis.

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“Were you in the area this afternoon? Did you witness the collision?”

Anyone with information is asked to call the force on 101, quoting incident number 425 of July 22,2019.