AN off-duty midwife desperately battled to save the life of a one-year-old baby boy killed in a horror crash last night, which left five dead and three in hospital. The people carrier they were travelling in was smashed into during a high speed cop chase through Sheffield, with witnesses saying at least seven police cars were in pursuit of a VW Golf. Iqbal Khan, 69, said: "I heard a car travelling really fast and a loud bang, which I thought was fireworks. “I had heard police sirens for quite a while in the area and there were six or seven police cars immediately on the scene of the crash. "It’s horrific that four innocent lives have been lost. Another three people hurt in the smash, including a 22-year-old woman and three-year-old girl, are fighting for life in hospital - with another woman in a serious but stable condition. One family was watching TV together when they jumped off the sofa in terror as the cars collided. A family member said: "We heard the police sirens … [Read more...] about Sheffield crash – off-duty midwife battled to save baby boy, 1, among four killed in police chase crash today as woman, 22, fights for life
Dashcam police chase
A BABY boy and three adults have died in a horror crash after a cop chase last night in Sheffield. Another three people involved in the smash, including a 22-year-old woman and three-year-old girl, are fighting for life in hospital. Just before 9pm a black VW Golf - being pursued by police - travelling along Main Road crashed into a black VW Touran people carrier. Three men travelling in the Golf, aged 23, 17 and 18 have been arrested and remain in custody. Two men aged 35 and 50, one of whom was the driver of the Touran, and a 41-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene. A one-year-old boy also died in the shocking smash. Three other passengers, a 22-year-old woman, another woman and three-year-old girl, were rushed to hospital after being seriously hurt. Detective Chief Inspector Jude Ashmore, said: “First and foremost, my thoughts are with the families of the victims who have lost loved ones during this incredibly tragic incident. “A high number of … [Read more...] about Sheffield police chase crash kills baby boy and three adults, leaving woman, 22, fighting for life
PUBLISHED: 09:38 02 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:38 02 August 2018 The police chase happened in the Hall Quay Picture: James Bass Archant Norfolk © 2015 Police officers in Great Yarmouth were involved in a short chase with a white Kia after the man driving it was spotted using a mobile phone. The car was spotted at about 7.20pm on Tuesday at Hall Quay and the car sped off as officers approached it, leading to what police called a “short pursuit” in the Hall Quay/Haven Bridge area.In a strange twist to the investigation a man then went to the police station saying it was his car and it had been taken while he was at a friend’s home and then returned later.The man was then arrested on the suspicion of drug driving after officers tested him. He was then released. Police confirmed the man was not the person who was driving the white Kia during the short police chase.Police are appealing for witnesses to the chase and anyone who has dashcam footage to come forward. … [Read more...] about Did you witness police chase in Great Yarmouth?
PUBLISHED: 16:30 08 June 2018 Charlie Coe An unmarked police car cut off the Citroen Xsara on Ber Street just before the junction with the City Road Picture: Charlie Coe Charlie Coe A brother and sister said they ‘feared for their lives’ after they were almost hit by a 25-year-old Citroen driver being chased by police in the centre of Norwich. Police officers detained the man after pursuing him from Rosary Road to Ber Street on Thursday evening at around 5.30pm. Officers in two police cars pursued the driver to Ber Street between the junctions of City Road and Finkelgate, where they cut off and then detained him. Darren Chambers and his sister were crossing Ber Street next to the entrance to the John Lewis car park when the vehicles involved in the pursuit raced past them as they stood on a road island. Mr Chambers said: “We both feared for our lived and did not know which way to move - you would not expect this in a city like Norwich. “The car being … [Read more...] about Brother and sister ‘feared for their lives’ after they were almost hit in police chase in Norwich
PUBLISHED: 11:00 08 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:00 08 June 2018 An unmarked police car cut off the Citroen Xsara on Ber Street just before the junction with the City Road Picture: Charlie Coe Charlie Coe Police are appealing for dashcam footage of a police chase which raced through city centre streets on Thursday. Around 5.30pm a Citroen Xsara failed to stop for officers on Yarmouth Road, before being pursued through the city to Finkelgate, where they were brought to a stop. Officers from the city centre Operation Moonshot team gave chase in two vehicles, one of which was damaged in the pursuit. Officers pursued the driver from Rosary Road to Ber Street between the junctions of City Road and Finkelgate, where they cut off and then detained him. The incident came to an abrupt end at just after 5.30pm when the driver hit the curb and punctured his front passenger side wheel. A 25-yearold man was arrested and remains in custody. A Norfolk Police spokesperson said: “The driver has … [Read more...] about Man arrested for drug driving after police chase through city centre