A driver who died after being involved in a single vehicle collision on Moore Street early this morning on October 3 has now been officially named by police.
South Yorkshire Police said: ‘A man sadly died as a result of a traffic accident in Sheffield in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 3rd October).
“Emergency services were called at 3:41 am to report a single vehicle collision on Moore Street. At this point, we understand that the blue Seat Leon was leaving the city center towards St Mary’s Gate when it collided with a barrier.
“The 23-year-old driver was taken to hospital but sadly passed away shortly after arriving.
“Today he was officially named Junaid Latif of Sheffield. Mr. Latif’s family are supported by specially trained officers and demand that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.
“The other two occupants of the vehicle both sustained minor injuries.
“Our traffic police team is appealing to all witnesses or anyone with information about the collision to come forward. We are especially keen to hear from anyone with a dash cam or CCTV footage that has captured the vehicle.
” Can you help ? Please report any information to us via live chat or via 101. The incident number to cite is 149 October 3rd.
Moore Street was cordoned off with police tape today and officers were earlier seen pushing back a member of the public trying to cross the line.
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This notice was published: 2021-10-03 20:06:40