Police were called to Gloucester Road at 1.40pm today, Friday, October 31, to reports that a man had been hit by a car.
The 59-year-old man was taken to Northern General Hospital in Sheffield, where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
The incident is being treated as deliberate and as a result a man has been arrested and is currently being interveiwed by officers.
Police would like to thank the residents in the area of Gloucester Road for their help and co-operation.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Derbyshire police on 101 quoting incident number 379 of October 31.