Woman injured in Sheffield crash loses both parents and daughter is critical


A woman lost both her parents and her daughter is fighting for life after their people carrier was in collision with a VW Golf being chased by police.

Vlasta Dunova, 41, and Miroslav Duna, 50, died in the Sheffield crash on Friday, South Yorkshire Police said.

A force spokeswoman said that their 22-year-old daughter, Nikola Dunova, was injured and remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Her daughter, Livia Matova, three, remains in a critical condition.

Adnan Ashraf Jarral, 35, and his one-year-old son Usman Adnan Jarral also died, while Adnan’s wife Tahreem was seriously injured.

Usman Adnan Jarral, aged one, also died

The two families had been travelling in a black VW Touran that was in collision with a Golf in the Darnall area at around 8.50pm.

Three men, aged 17, 18 and 23, who were in the Golf have been arrested by police on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remain in custody.

Today, Adnan’s uncle paid tribute to his nephew saying his “time was up”.

Dad-of-three Adnan Ashraf Jarral died in the crash

Tariq Mirza, 57, said: “We are just shocked. There are no words. They had just come back from a day trip to London.

“The whole community is shocked, it has hit everyone. Adnan was a bubbly character who was full of life.

“He would talk to everyone, everyone loved him. He was never angry.”

The crash happened during a police pursuit

Detective Chief Inspector Jude Ashmore, leading the investigation, said: “We are continuing to support both families and we have specially trained officers with them.

“My thoughts are with them and I’d ask that people continue to respect their privacy as they try to digest what’s happened.

“Our investigation into the collision continues and the road closure around Main Road was lifted last night and the two vehicles removed.

The crash scene in Darnall, Sheffield

“I’d like to thank everyone for their continued support, cooperation and patience.

“Officers have remained in the area today and will be there into the evening and tomorrow.

“I’d urge anyone who saw what happened to speak to them, you may have important information and officers can also offer and direct to any necessary support if you need it.

“We remain keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or who may have footage of the collision.

“If you have information that could assist with the investigation, please call 101 quoting incident number 741 of 9 November 2018. You can also speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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