Derbyshire police release update after 'serious' road collision

A motorist has been arrested in connection with a serious collision in Derbyshire yesterday afternoon (Monday, September 13).

Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 12:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 12:15 pm

Police were called to the incident on The Hill, Cromford, just before 4pm by paramedics, following reports of a pedestrian with a dog being hit by a van.

A woman aged in her 70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries, where she remains.

Sadly, the dog she was walking with died at the scene.

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A motorist has been arrested in connection with a serious collision in Cromford, Derbyshire.

The road was closed until 8.30pm yesterday.

A man, aged in his 20s, has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and is currently in police custody.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: “We would like to thank everyone who has come forward with information so far, including who we believe was the driver of a pick-up vehicle we appealed to yesterday.”

Anyone who may have information, or dashcam or CCTV footage should call 101.

Mention DC Richard Marshall and reference 21*532780 in any correspondence.