Man hospitalised after car flips over on road near Chesterfield

A man was taken to hospital after his car overturned on a road near Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 11:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 11:53 am
Picture by Stephen Hufton.
Picture by Stephen Hufton.

Police said they were called to outside Stanedge Golf Club on Darley Road, Ashover, at about 5pm on Saturday after the Fiat Punto flipped over.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: "The incident involved just one car.

"The driver was released from the car and taken to hospital.

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"His injuries were not life-threatening."

The road was blocked for about an hour and a half, the spokesman added.

Police could not release the cause of the crash.

Eyewitnesses said the crash victim was an elderly man although police could not confirm his age.