Horrifying images have been revealed showing a car which had smashed into a lamppost in a South Derbyshire village.
Derby Roads Police Twitter page revealed the images following the crash which happened in Acresford Road, Overseal, in the early hours of the morning on September 3.
The driver, in his 40s, was taken to Burton's Queen’s Hospital, incredibly with non-life threatening injuries.
Midlands Air Ambulance critical care team and firefighters from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue were called to the scene with Derbyshire Police at 12.36am.
The lamppost had been brought crashing to the ground after it was hit by the Honda driver.
No other vehicles were involved, police have confirmed. Emergency services closed the road for a short time while the driver was pulled from his car and taken to hospital.
Staff controlling the Derby Roads Police Twitter page said the driver was very lucky and that it was great work by the emergency team.