Calls for increased safety measures after car crashes into lamp post in Chesterfield

Police were called to a Chesterfield road after a car crashed into a lamp post.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 11:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 9:21 am

It happened on Handley Road in the New Whittington area at around 8.50pm yesterday evening (Tuesday, January 14).

It is understood the vehicle knocked down a 30mph sign during the collision.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said: “The vehicle was recovered shortly after 10pm.

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The car went careering into a lamp post in New Whittington.

“There were no arrests or injuries.”

There have been calls for increased safety on the road, which residents say carries a high percentage of traffic.