Men seriously injured after crash on main road in Derbyshire

Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101.

A pedestrian and a cyclist were seriously injured in a collision in Derbyshire.

The A610 was shut in both directions for a number of hours between Steam Mill Lane and Brittain Drive following the crash, which happened at 5.05pm on Tuesday.

Pedestrian seriously injured after A610 crash

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said on Wednesday morning: "The pedestrian, a 79-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre.

"The cyclist, a 37-year-old man, suffered a serious injury and was also taken to hospital

"Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting reference number 998-160419."