Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision with pensioner in Chesterfield

A cyclist who suffered serious head injuries and a pensioner who suffered a broken leg and arm both remain in hospital after a collision in Chesterfield at the weekend.

Monday, 5th December 2016, 2:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:53 pm
Police are asking anyone with any information to come forward.

At 4.45pm on Saturday (December 3), a 72-year-old woman was in collision with a cyclist in Whittington Hill, Old Whittington.

The pensioner suffered breaks to her arm and leg and was helped by a young couple, who police believe were crossing the road behind her. They may have been passengers on a bus, possibly the number 44, police say.

The cyclist, a 45-year-old man, suffered serious head injuries.

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They both remain in hospital.

Officers investigating the collision are now trying to trace witnesses and the couple who stopped to help a pedestrian involved.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call PC 2858 Gary Wilson on 101, quoting reference 16000397883.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website here.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.