Port Vale announced that owner Norman Smurthwaite has spent the night in hospital after being involved in a car accident.
A statement reads:
Port Vale can confirm that chairman Norman Smurthwaite, was involved in a road traffic accident as a pedestrian on Friday evening.
Mr Smurthwaite was admitted to hospital where he remained there over night. It’s hoped that he will return home later on today.
Our best wishes to Mr Smurthwaite on a speedy recovery.