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Appeal for witnesses after collision on A515

Alert message sent 23/09/2019 11:43:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Officers investigating a collision in Newhaven, on Friday 20 September, are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Officers were called at 10.20am that morning to reports of a collision between a maroon Citroen C4 and white Vauxhall Astra on the northbound Newhaven stretch of the A515, towards Buxton.

The 58-year-old driver of the Astra was airlifted to Stoke hospital but on arrival his injuries were not deemed to be serious.

A 69-year-old man, a passenger in the C4, was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital where he was then assessed as having life threatening injuries. He is understood to have been transferred to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for further treatment.

The driver of the C4, a 58-year-old woman, was also taken to hospital in Derby but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

If you witnessed the incident, or were driving nearby at the time and have dashcam installed, please contact us via one of the contact methods provided.

Please quote reference number 19*502525 in any correspondence.

Any footage that may be of use to officers should be downloaded onto another device and safely kept for officers to view.

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form
Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.
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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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