Van and lorry driver in Shirebrook smash

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A van driver was taken to hospital with back and chest injuries after a collision with a lorry.

The smash happened at around 3.10pm on Tuesday when a Ford Transit van and a lorry collided on Recreation Road in Shirebrook.

The van driver was trapped by his injuries and fire services were called to free him.

He was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital by ambulance. Police were also in attendance and the road was closed until 4.20pm.