A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a motorbike crash outside the boot and shoe pub in Grassmoor last night.
Officers from Derbyshire police were called to a collision involving a motorcycle and a car at about 9pm last night.
Officers said there was an alleged altercation following the North Wingfield Road accident and a 74-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he later died.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Meadows, who has been placed in charge of the investigation, said: "Anyone who believes they may have witnessed this incident or has any information is asked to contact us on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."