Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man hit by ambulance in Sheffield in critical condition

Burngreave Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened on Burngreave Road in Sheffield

A 50-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was run over by an ambulance travelling to an emergency.

The ambulance was on Burngreave Road in Pitsmoor, Sheffield, at about 10:30 GMT when the accident happened, South Yorkshire Police said.

A student paramedic was also taken to hospital with minor injuries, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust said.

The trust said it was helping police, who have issued a witness appeal.

The trust sent resources to Burngreave Road and dispatched another crew to the original emergency, it added.

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