Man ‘critical’ after car crushing


A MAN was crushed as he tried to stop a car from rolling away.

The 65-year-old suffered spinal injuries when he attempted to halt the vehicle from freewheeling off a driveway by climbing into the driver’s seat.

He was crushed between the car and his neighbour’s wall.

The man was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital after the incident at 9.15am. Police described his condition today (Monday) as ‘ critical but stable’.