Video: Scene of accident: Police name man who died in crash near Mansfield on Sunday

A man who died following a car crash in Mansfield has been named.

Fatal crash Moorhaigh lane Pleasley.
Fatal crash Moorhaigh lane Pleasley.

Geoffrey Tomlinson aged 48 suffered fatal injuries after his car was in collision with a tree on Pleasley Hill, just after 8pm on Sunday.

Nottinghamshire Police crash investigators are appealing for witnesses to the single-vehicle collision involving a blue Ford Fiesta.

The road was closed at the junctions of Baxter Hill with Moorhaigh Lane,Water Lane with Sampsons Lane and Sampsons Lane with Penniment Lane.

Fatal crash Moorhaigh lane Pleasley.

Mr Tomlinson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the collision or the vehicle involved is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 793 of 22 March 2015.