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Pedestrian seriously injured in Sheffield collision

A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries to his leg after being involved in a collision with a car in Sheffield in the early hours of this morning.

He was in collision with a grey Nissan Micra in Sheaf Street, at the bottom of Howard Street outside the railway station.

The pedestrian, a 41-year-old Sheffield man, is currently in hospital receiving treatment.

The driver was left uninjured in the incident.

Anyone with information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 131 of 20 December 2014.


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Yorkshire duo make England World Cup squad

Yorkshire's Gary Ballance and Joe Root have both been named in England's ICC 2015 World Cup squad.

Gary Ballance (centre) and Joe Root (right) have both been included in England's World Cup squad Credit: Press Association

Ballance replaces Alistair Cook in the 15-man squad, who has been dropped as captain in favour of Eoin Morgan.

Ballance is one of three changes to the squad that suffered a recent 5-2 series defeat in Sri Lanka.

Yorkshire's Jack Brooks, Liam Plunkett, Tim Bresnan, Adil Rashid and Jonny Bairstow, who were all named in England's preliminary 30-man squad, have not been selected.

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Leeds Bradford airport Credit: PA

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