Nottingham

Pleasley van crash: Stephen Simpson dies in hospital

A man died after the van he was driving came off the road and hit a wall near the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border.

Stephen Simpson, 49, was on Chesterfield Road North in Pleasley when the crash happened at 11:45 GMT on Tuesday.

Mr Simpson, who is from Bilborough, was taken to King's Mill Hospital in Sutton-in-Ashfield where he later died.

Chesterfield Road North was closed from its junction with the A617 to Pleasley roundabout until 16:00 GMT.

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