Sheffield Student Hurt in Hit and Run – Police Appeal for Witnesses

A Sheffield student was injured in a suspected hit-and-run on Tuesday morning.

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A Sheffield teenager has suffered major head injuries after a second suspected hit-and-run incident in recent days.

The incident occurred at around 3am on Tuesday morning on the A61 Sheaf Street near the railway station.

Police at the site of the incident on Tuesday

Police at the site of the incident on Tuesday

A 19 year-old man, believed to be a student, was rushed to Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital in Fir Vale for treatment.

This suspected hit-and-run came just days after a similar incident in Broomhill.

Following the incident, a police spokesperson said: “Just after 3am on Tuesday, South Yorkshire Police officers were called to reports of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Sheaf Street, Sheffield city centre.

“The vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

“A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries.

“At this time, his injuries are thought to be serious.

“A 21-year-old man is helping police with their enquiries.”

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash or anyone with information about what happened.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to ring South Yorkshire Police on 101, or, alternatively, Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.