Woman seriously hurt in Duckmanton road smash

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A woman suffered head injuries in a “serious” crash in Duckmanton yesterday, police said this morning.

At 4.25pm, a Ford Transit van and a Yamaha moped collided at the junction of Tom Lane and Staveley Road, Duckmanton.

The 40-year-old woman rider of the white 125cc moped was airlifted to Sheffield Northern General Hospital with serious head injuries. The woman, from Chesterfield, is currently in intensive care in a serious condition.

The van driver was not injured.

The road was closed until 8pm.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone who saw the collision should call police on 101 quoting incident number 444 01/09/14.