A murder investigation has been launched after a car collided with a crowd of people outside a property in Burngreave in Sheffield this afternoon (Wednesday 27 December).
At 2.06pm, emergency services were called to College Close following reports of violence and disorder.
As the call was underway, a car collided with a group of people.
A 46-year-old man died at the scene and numerous others are injured, with one person in a serious condition in hospital. The man’s next of kin has been informed and is currently being supported by officers.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and another man, aged 55, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Both are in police custody.
Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Andrew Knowles said: “We are now dealing with a murder investigation and understand the distress this will cause to those directly affected and the wider community.
“We have a large cordon in the area and are conducting CCTV and house to house enquiries. We’ll be patrolling throughout the night to offer reassurance and to speak to anyone who may hold information or feel concerned.”
If you have any information which could assist enquiries, please report this to us either online or by calling 101. We are also keen to hear from anyone who lives in the area and has CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage. The incident number is 459 of 27 December.
Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know to Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org