Woman taken to hospital after Parkway incident


A woman was taken to hospital on Wednesday evening after she appeared to jump from a bridge over Sheffield Parkway.

The A57 Sheffield Parkway was closed heading out of the city after the woman, thought to be aged in her 30s, ‘appeared to jump’ from a bridge near Prince Of Wales Road, police confirmed.

Officers were called at 6.45pm and the woman was taken to Northern General Hospital. The extent of her injuries is not yet known but she is still alive, a spokesman said.

The road was reopened at 7.35pm.