Derbyshire player Poynton injured in crash; father dies

Apr 06, 2014, 06:09 IST | Agencies

London: Derbyshire wicketkeeper Tom Poynton was involved a serious car crash in which his father Keith lost his life.

Tom Poynton
Tom Poynton 

Poynton (24) was admitted to hospital after the Friday evening accident for a suspected fractured collarbone and other injuries.

Derbyshire chief executive, Simon Storey was quoted as saying on ESPN Cricinfo: "Tom's dad was well-known to our players and coaching staff.

We are still trying to come to terms with the devastating news."

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