Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield woman seriously hurt as caravan breaks free and hits her

A woman is seriously ill in hospital after a caravan hit her when it broke free from the car that was towing it.

The 69-year-old pedestrian is described as being in a life-threatening condition after the crash in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police say the caravan was being pulled by a white Toyota Avensis before it became "disconnected" in Carson Mount, at 14:20 BST on Monday.

The force has made an appeal for witnesses of the crash to contact them.

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