Driver charged with attempted murder after man run down

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A man has been charged with attempted murder after a 59-year-old man was allegedly mowed down by a car.

Dean Wilson, aged 37, from Spital Lane, Chesterfield, was charged after being arrested by Derbyshire Police on Friday.

Derbyshire Police said the victim was injured when a car reversed into him on Gloucester Road, Chesterfield, at about 1.30pm last Friday.

He remains in hospital being treated for multiple injuries.

Wilson was due to appear at Chesterfield Magistrates Court yesterday.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or who knows anything about the alleged offence is asked to contact DC Dean Tidd on 101.

Alternatively please call Crimestoppers anonymously with information on 0800 555 111.