Two people fighting for life after huge Sheffield fight breaks out

Woodbourn Road in Sheffield
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Two people have been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a fight broke out in a street in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police were called to Woodbourn Road in Sheffield to reports of the disorder, and the road currently remains closed in both directions between Worthing Road and Parkway Avenue and is expected to remain closed overnight and tomorrow.

The police report a large number of people were fighting in the street at the scene and there have been multiple injuries. Four people were taken to hospital with their injuries and two are believed to be in a life-threatening condition.

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A further eight people suffered injuries which are not believed to life-threatening and they received treatment at the scene. In addition, a number of vehicles were damaged and multiple people have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder offences.

The emergency services remain on the scene and police officers will remain in the area. A cordon remains in place and the public have been asked to find alternate routes with access to the Leisure Centre on Stadium Way through Brad Oaks.

South Yorkshire Police said: "Please be aware that Woodbourn Road in Sheffield is closed in both directions between the Worthing Road and Parkway Avenue junctions.

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"This is due to an earlier incident and the closure is expected to remain in place over night and tomorrow.

"At 2.25pm today (25 May) we responded to reports of disorder among a group of people at Woodbourn Road. It is reported that a large group of people were fighting in the street and multiple people have suffered injuries.

"Four people have been taken to hospital and two are believed to be in a critical condition. A further eight people are believed to have suffered injuries which are not thought to be life threatening and received treatment at the scene.

"It is also reported that a number of vehicles were damaged during the disorder. Multiple arrests have been made on suspicion of violent disorder offences."

If you have any information, you can contact the police online or by calling 101. You can quote incident number 364 of 25 May 2024.