Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield crash man found dying in Arbourthorne Road

Police at scene
Image caption The 19-year-old was found lying in the road after the crash

A 19-year-old man has died after being found in the road following a car crash in Sheffield.

Officers said a 4x4-type vehicle fled the scene after being involved in a collision with a VW Golf car on Arbourthorne Road on Tuesday evening.

A post-mortem examination found he died from injuries consistent with being a passenger in a collision.

South Yorkshire Police said they believe he was in the 4x4 at the time of the crash.

Ambulance staff found a man lying in the road and took him to the Northern General Hospital, where he died.

The driver of the VW Golf, a 56-year-old woman, and her passenger, a 58-year-old man, were unharmed in the collision.

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