Man dies in Sheffield car crash as police search for witnesses

The junction where the crash took place
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A man has been killed in a Sheffield car crash as the police launch an appeal for witnesses.

South Yorkshire Police were called to reports of a car crash involving two vehicles on Mansfield Road at the crossroads with Hollybank Road and Hollisend Road at 12.10pm yesterday in the Birley area of Sheffield. A black Ford Kuga and a Suzuki SV660 were involved.

A 22-year-old man died at the scene of the crash. His family have now been informed and are being supported by the police.

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The police said: "We are appealing for witnesses and information following the death of a man in a road traffic collision in Birley.

"Police were called yesterday (Wednesday 26 June) at 12.10pm to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on Mansfield Road at the crossroads with Hollybank Road and Hollinsend Road.

"It is reported that a black Ford Kuga and a blue Suzuki SV660 were involved in the collision. Sadly, a 22-year-old man died at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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"We are now asking for any witnesses to the collision or any motorists in the area around the time of the incident with dash cam or CCTV footage to come forward."

If you have any information, you can report it online here or by calling 101, quoting incident number 431 of 26 June 2024. Dashcam and CCTV footage can be handed in here: enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.