Tractor driver dies after collision in Carsington


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 60-year-old tractor driver has lost his life following a collision near Carsington reservoir.

The collision happened about 5pm, on Thursday, November 20, on Gibfield Lane, Carsington, with a red Honda Civic car.

Police confirmed that the 60-year-old, who lives in the region, was pronounced dead at the scene after the tractor overturned.

The deceased was driving a blue tractor which was involved in the collision with the red Honda Civic car not far from Ashbourne.

The 46-year-old car driver, a man from Chesterfield, sustained slight, seat belt injuries.

Anyone who saw either vehicle in the area before the collision or during the collision should contact Detective Constable Bernard Glynn on 101.