Teen killed in Sheffield bus smash named as Summer Lee Seymour

Summer Lee Seymour, 15, killed in Sheffield bus smash

Summer Lee Seymour, 15, killed in Sheffield bus smash

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Police have named the 15-year-old girl killed in a Sheffield city centre bus smash as Summer Lee Seymour.

A witness appeal has been launched after Summer died following a collision in Sheffield city centre yesterday afternoon (Friday 11 December).

The scene on Haymarket, city centre

The scene on Haymarket, city centre

Just before 5pm, it is understood two pedestrians were involved in a collision with a bus in Haymarket in Sheffield city centre, at the junction with Castle Street.

Summer Lee Seymour, died as a result of her injuries.

Video bus smash

The other pedestrian, a 17-year-old boy, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

Specialist officers are providing support to the families involved.

Summer’s family have issued a photograph and they have asked that their privacy be respected as this most difficult time.

Did you see the collision? It was a particularly busy time of day in the city centre and officers believe there could have been many witnesses.

Please call 101 quoting incident number 823 of 11 December 2015