Cyclist seriously injured in HGV smash on A38

Police were called to reports of a serious collision on the A38 between Ripley and the Watchorn island at 5.20am. The cyclist, a 44-year-old man, has been taken to the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, with serious injuries. HGV driver arrested after cyclist seriously injured.

The driver of the HGV, a 34-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The road remains closed at this time and police advise people to use alternative routes. Any drivers who witnessed the incident, in particular anyone with dashcam footage that captured the collision or the moment leading up to it, is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 20*433673 in any correspondence.

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

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