A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car containing three people hit a tree in Woodthorpe.
A back-seat passenger suffered serious injuries and is currently being treated at the Queen’s Medical Centre.
The driver and front-seat passenger suffered minor injuries.
The black Mercedes car came off Breck Hill Road just before 1pm yesterday.
A man was taken into custody at the scene following a road-side breath test.
Nottinghamshire’s roads policing team is investigating and appealing for witnesses.
Constable Phil Broughton, said: “We would urge people who saw what happened or who might have any information that could assist with our investigation to get in touch with us as soon as possible.
“And if anyone driving in the area before or after it happened has a dash-cam then please get in touch with us.
“Drink-driving is absolutely inexcusable and we treat incidents with the utmost severity.”
A man has been released under investigation as enquiries continue in connection with this incident .
People with information are asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 389 of 18 September. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.