Runner badly hurt in Chesterfield car crash

A runner suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a car while running in Derbyshire.

The accident happened at 22:40 BST on the A61 south of Chesterfield, near the Hunloke Arms pub.

Police said the car, a Ford Focus, remained at the scene. Officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The man was taken to the Northern General hospital suffering from multiple fractures and his condition is described as life-threatening.

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