Man dies after serious crash with pedestrian on the A38 in Sutton-in-Ashfield

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A motorcyclist died with his family by his side after a serious crash on A38 in Sutton-in-Ashfield. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the incident.

The 40-year-old man was riding along the A38 Alfreton Road at around 6.30am on Tuesday morning (March 29) when he was involved in a collision with a pedestrian. He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment but died on Thursday with his family at his side.

A woman in her 20s who was also injured remains in hospital. The happened occurred on the westbound carriageway near Costa Coffee and Shell petrol stations.

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Officers investigating what happened are still appealing for witnesses to come forward. Sergeant Mark Baker, of Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Sadly, a man has now lost his life as a result of what happened on Tuesday morning. His family are being supported by specially-trained officers and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time.

“Our investigation is ongoing and we are still seeking additional witnesses to what happened. We are especially keen to speak with anyone who may have dashcam footage of this incident.” Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 72 of March 29.

Following the crash there there was congestion in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Huthwaite, Pinxton and Kirby-in-Ashfield. There were also delays of up to 40 minutes for bus services around the area due to the heavy traffic nearby.

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