Dean Gaffney in Derby Car Crash

Actor treated in hospital for head injuries.

Ex Eastender Dean Gaffney has been seriously hurt in a car crash in Derbyshire last night.

Police were called out to the A38 around 10.45pm - he was taken to hospital where he was treated for head injuries after hitting the central reservation.

Officers say his injuries are NOT thought to be life threatening - the 34 year old actor's currently appearing in a play at Derby Theatre.

His manager Tweeted this morning:

" I can confirm @deangaffney1 was in a serious car accident last night, pleased to report he is OK & in Hospital today being looked after."