Police issue update after young man dies in Chesterfield crash

A woman who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash in Chesterfield remains released under investigation.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 1:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 1:50 pm

Ross Beardsley, who was also known as ‘Batman’, died in the collision on Malvern Road in the Brockwell area of the town at around 4.30pm on April 6.

The 32-year-old, of Newbold, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

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Flowers left on Malvern Road in Chesterfield after the tragedy.
Flowers left on Malvern Road in Chesterfield after the tragedy.

Following the incident, a woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and subsequently released under investigation.

On Wednesday, a Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “She is still released under investigation.”

This means she remains subject to enquiries but does not have a date at which she must attend a police station and is not subject to restrictions about what she can do while the investigation continues.

Police previously said the incident involved a car which did not stop.

Many tributes were paid to Ross after the tragedy.

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