Witness appeal to collision in Green Lane, Chinley
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Officers were called to reports of a collision in Green Lane, Chinley, at 12.15pm today (25 October).
The incident involved a man and a woman, both pedestrians, and a Citroen C4.
The woman, who was in the late stages of pregnancy, was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital by air ambulance, where the baby was delivered safely. The mother is currently in a serious but stable condition. The man was treated for what are believed to be minor injuries.
A number of comments regarding the incident have been made on social media. While there is an ongoing investigation into the circumstances of the collision, officers are clear that the driver of the vehicle, a man in his 90s, has a full driving licence.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident, in particular dashcam or CCTV footage, is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 376-251020 in any correspondence:
Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact