Hit and run teen 'may have been helping younger victim'

Police are investigating whether the 14-year-old girl who died following a hit and run collision in Sheffield today may have been trying to help the 12-year-old girl who was with her as they crossed a road on the way back from a park.

Jasmyn Chan, 14, has been described as an 'an active, friendly girl who was very giving' Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Jasmyn Chan, 14, has been described as "a beautiful, smart, young lady with such a kind heart".

The 12-year-old girl, who has not been named, was seriously injured in the incident.

Jasmyn - known as Jazzy - lived with her parents and younger sister just a few hundred yards from where the crash happened. She was a student at Birley Community College, in Sheffield.

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Arrest in Sheffield teen hit and run case

Police investigating the death of a teenager in Sheffield have arrested a 32-year-old man from the city on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. 14-year-old Jasmyn Chan was killed in an apparent hit and run on Friday.