Everything we know so far after young man dies in hit-and-run crash in Chesterfield

A young man has died after a crash in Chesterfield.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 1:32 pm
The scene of the crash. Picture by Brian Eyre.
The scene of the crash. Picture by Brian Eyre.

Here’s everything we know so far.

- Police were alerted to a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in the Brockwell area of the town at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.

- The incident, involving a car which did not stop, happened on Malvern Road.

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- A man, aged in his 30s, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

- The man has not yet been named by officials.

- Officers located the vehicle believed to be involved with the incident

- Police arrested a woman on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

- Malvern Road and Hawksley Avenue were closed but are now open.

- A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or with any dashcam footage from the area around that time.”

- Visit www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us to find out how to contact the force. The incident reference number is 21*188745.

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