Chesterfield war memorial demolished by “car crash”

This photo shows what remains of Woodthorpe War Memorial after it was hit and demolished by a car.

It is understood the memorial was crashed into last night at some time around 11pm.

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Police hunt convict who absconded from Derbyshire prison HMP Sudbury

An onlooker told Derbyshire Times police attended the scene following the collision, however police have yet to confirm whether anyone has been arrested.

Photo: John Kaye

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Photo: Barry Featherstone