Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Woman named after Crookes head-on car crash

A woman who died when the car she was travelling in collided with a taxi in Sheffield has been named by police.

Jill Creighton, 53, from the city, died when the black Honda she was travelling in collided head-on with a taxi on Crookes Road on Sunday morning.

It is thought the Honda was navigating a bend when the collision happened.

The Honda driver, a man aged 46, was arrested on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit and causing death by dangerous driving.

The taxi driver, 31, from the Little Sheffield area, suffered a head injury, broken arm and broken leg in the crash.

In a statement, Ms Creighton's family said: "We, as a family are devastated by our Jill's tragic death.

"Her main priority was her daughter who will now have a huge gap in her life and who will miss her mum dearly."

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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