Man arrested after cyclist seriously injured in suspected hit-and-run at Chesterfield roundabout

A man has been arrested after a cyclist suffered serious injuries in a suspected hit-and-run crash at a Chesterfield roundabout.

Monday, 27th July 2020, 9:53 am
Updated Monday, 27th July 2020, 9:55 am

Shortly after 8am on Sunday, a cyclist and a van collided at Whittington Moor roundabout.

According to Derbyshire Constabulary, the van did not stop at the scene and reportedly drove off along the A61 towards Sheffield.

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Clay Cross police posted this picture on Facebook of Whittington Moor roundabout closed after the crash.

A force spokesperson said on Sunday night: “A 69-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the collision.

"The man has been released under investigation and the cyclist remains in hospital with serious injuries.”

The island was closed for several hours while officers investigated what happened.

Clay Cross police posted the above picture on Facebook of the roundabout closed off.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or contact the force via its website or social media, quoting incident 334 of July 26.

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