Case Study

Man in his 20s killed cycling in Sheffield

Incident date: 
Sun, 19 Oct 2014

A cyclist was killed in a crash in Sheffield in which a van driver failed to stop before a number of other vehicles were also damaged.

The cyclist died at the scene on Crookes Valley Road, Sheffield, at about 21:25 on Monday 19 October 2015.

The blue Ford Transit van, which then hit other vehicles in the nearby Providence Road area, was found later in Stannington.

South Yorkshire Police said a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was quizzed by officers before being released on bail pending further inquiries.

He was also arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs and causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs.

The cyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, has not been formally identified. However, it is known that he was a student at the University of Sheffield.

Article tags

In collaboration with
  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cycling UK is a trading name of Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) a company limited by guarantee, registered in England no: 25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales charity no: 1147607 and in Scotland charity no: sco42541. Registered office: Parklands, Railton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 9JX.