Crookesmoor hit-and-run suspect released on bail

A student died in the collision


A man has been released on bail following a hit-and-run which left a Sheffield University student dead on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old man was arrested following a collision between a transit van and a cyclist on Crookes Valley Road, close to the junction with Oxford Street.

The van was later recovered in Stannington, and the man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving while unfit through drunk or drugs and causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

The man riding the bicycle suffered fatal injuries and died.

South Yorkshire Police said he has been questioned by officers, before being bailed pending further enquiries.

Anybody who witnessed the accident is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 1255 of 19th October, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.