Motorist drove wrong way on busy Chesterfield road

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A motorist was caught driving on the wrong side of a busy Chesterfield road this morning.

Police stopped the driver on the A61 at Whittington Moor just after 5.45am.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “The driver is thought to be suffering from a medical condition.

“Nobody was injured.”

Officers working with the county’s roads policing unit tweeted: “We could have had a fatal on our hands.”