OAP dies in collision

Derbyshire police are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that happened on the A61, Main Road, at Stretton near Clay Cross.

The incident happened at just after 7am today, Monday January 10. An 86-year-old pedestrian from the Mickley area was in collision with a black Vauxhall Astra close to the bus stop on the A61 adjacent to the Mickley estate. He died as a result of his injuries.

The vehicle, driven by a 37-year-old local man, was travelling towards Chesterfield when the collision happened.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact officers by calling 0345 123 33 33 or by leaving a message on the witness appeal line 01773 572929.