Woman in hospital with 'potentially serious injuries' after being hit by car in Chesterfield

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A woman is in hospital with 'potentially serious injuries' after she was hit by a car in Chesterfield in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to Holywell Street at around 4.30am after a green Vauxhall Corsa collided with the female pedestrian.

Officers said the car did not stop at the scene but a 20-year-old Chesterfield man was later arrested.

This afternoon, a Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "The woman was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital with potentially serious injuries.

"That is all the information we have at this stage."

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 61 of 10/05/18.