Driver dies after hitting road sign
A van driver has died after colliding with a road sign in Sutton-in-Ashfield.
David Oliver, from Blidworth, was driving a Ford Transit van when it left the carriageway and collided with the sign last Thursday morning.
The incident happened in Coxmoor Road, between the junction of the A611/Derby Road and Thieves’ Wood, just before 7.30am.
The 45-year-old was taken to King’s Mill Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.
No other vehicles were involved in the incident and no one else was injured.