Moped rider hospitalised with ‘serious injuries’ after Chesterfield crash that caused severe delays

A moped rider was seriously injured in a Chesterfield crash that caused major disruption for motorists in the town.

Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 3:34 pm

Derbyshire Police were called just after 6.25pm on Wednesday, June 22 to reports of a collision on Chesterfield Road at Brimington, near to Sainsbury’s.

The collision involved a moped and the rider was taken to hospital, having sustained injuries which are considered serious but not life-changing.

A witness said that traffic was at a standstill following the accident – with buses travelling through Brimington facing delays and cancellations.

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The moped rider is being treated in hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Derbyshire Police using any of the below methods, quoting reference number 22000358765:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101

You can also anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.