Woman, 68, in serious but stable condition after serious crash in Chesterfield

A 68-year-old woman is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after a crash on a major road in Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 9:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:55 pm
The scene of the serious collision.

The woman, a pedestrian, was involved in a collision with a lorry on Markham Road just after 3.45pm yesterday.

Emergency services including police, paramedics and the air ambulance attended the scene.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said this morning: "The woman was taken to hospital where she is a serious but stable condition.

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"The lorry driver will be spoken to later. He has not been arrested.

"The lorry has been seized by police. This always happens where there's been a serious collision as officers need to inspect the vehicle, including the tyres and brakes."

The collision caused traffic disruption across the area.

Witnesses should call police on 101.