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Hillsborough events

Lewis stopped the match

Saturday Apr 15, 1989 at 03:05:00 AM
Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

South Yorkshire Police Superintendent Greenwood (the ground commander) realised the situation, and ran on the field to gain referee Ray Lewis's attention. Lewis stopped the match at 3:05:30 as fans climbed the fence in an effort to escape the crush and went onto the track.