Appeal to trace horse rider who fled collision

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a car and a horse collided in Heanor.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened on Sunday, February 19, between 11.30am and 11.39am in which a man on a chestnut coloured horse collided with a black Peugeot with a roof box on the one-way part of Burnthouse Road in Heanor.

It resulted in the car being damaged. The man riding the horse was wearing black body protection with a white and grey tee-shirt underneath.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Julie Pearson at Ripley Police Station using the non-emergency number 101.