Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man faces court appearance over Sheffield tram-train crash

Tram-train and lorry crash Image copyright Brandon Taylor
Image caption The collision happened on Staniforth Road in Sheffield on the first day of the tram-train service

A man has been reported for summons for driving without due care and attention after a lorry and a tram-train collided in Sheffield.

The crash happened on Staniforth Road on 25 October, the first day of service for the new tram-train service.

South Yorkshire Police said a 60-year-old man, from Rotherham, is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court on 14 February.

The force said he is also to be charged with contravening a red traffic light.

The tram-trains run on the rail network and tram tracks between Sheffield and Rotherham.

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