Police still trying to trace driver who fled scene of Chesterfield crash

Picture sent in by Gregory Clarke.
Picture sent in by Gregory Clarke.

Police are appealing for information after the driver of a car which was involved in a crash with a van fled the scene.

At about 4.35pm yesterday (Tuesday, September 28), a Mercedes Sprinter van and a Vauxhall Vectra car collided on Newbold Road, Chesterfield, near the Chesterfield Arms pub.

Pictures submitted by a Derbyshire Times reader.

Pictures submitted by a Derbyshire Times reader.

A spokesman for Derbyshire police said the driver of the blue Vectra left the scene before officers arrived.

The spokesman also said that a “minor scuffle” took place.

Motorists travelling through the area experienced delays due to the incident.

The driver of the Mercedes went to Chesterfield Hospital for a check-up. No serious injuries were sustained.

Pictures submitted by a Derbyshire Times reader.

Pictures submitted by a Derbyshire Times reader.

Anyone with information about who the driver of the Vectra was or about the crash should call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101, quoting reference number 16000 297522.