Pensioner in hospital with serious injuries after crash in Derbyshire town

A pensioner is in hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Clay Cross at the weekend.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 10:46 am
Updated Monday, 26th July 2021, 10:47 am

Officers were called to the incident between a car and a pedestrian on Market Street at 11.15am on Saturday.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “At the scene an 85-year-old man was found with serious injuries – the driver of the car, a Suzuki Celerio, was not physically inured.

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Police at the scene of the collision.

“The 85-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains with injuries that are not, at this time, believed to be life-threatening.

“Enquiries continue into the circumstances of the collision and no arrests have been made.”

Residents have said they hope the man who was hospitalised makes a full recovery.

Following the collision, police shut Market Street between Bridge Street and the A61, affecting the one-way system.

The closure was in place for a number of hours.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit officers described the incident as a ‘very serious collision’.

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