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Man dragged under car for 10 metres

June 8, 2021
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A man was hospitalised with multiple skull fractures after he was dragged by a car.

Police were called after a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and car which took place at around 5.45am in Cheapside in Worksop on Saturday 5 June.

It was alleged that a driver had deliberately reversed over a man and dragged them for around 10 metres before stopping.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of multiple skull fractures, a bleed on the brain and a broken nose but has since been discharged.

Detectives have launched an investigation into the incident and yesterday, officers arrested a 45-year-old man in Worksop on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. as part of their enquiries.

Police have now asked for members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Matt Dumbrell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This is a concerning report that could have had far more serious consequences for the victim, who was left hospitalised in the incident.“We are thoroughly investigating this report to ensure that appropriate action is taken against anyone who is found to have committed an offence.“I would now ask that anyone who has any information or footage that could aid us in our investigation to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 176 of 5 June 2021.”

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