Two people have died, and one has suffered life-threatening injuries after three separate collisions over the weekend.
The first collision was reported to us just after 5.50pm on Saturday 2 April. A grey Suzuki had left the carriageway on the A61 Stretton Road in Clay Cross. The car collided with a fence before coming to a stop, a woman in her 70s was taken to hospital where she sadly died of her injuries. Reference number 22*187569 refers.
Later that evening officers were called to a serious collision in Holymoorside at 10.50pm. A blue Skoda Fabia had collided with trees off Harewood Road. A teenage girl was taken to hospital with very serious injuries where she remains, in a life-threatening condition. Reference number 22*188127 refers.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, 12.45am, officers were called to Langley Mill after a report that a Nissan Qashqai had collided with two parked cars in Cromford Road. The driver was cut out of the car by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the car was taken to hospital for treatment, though his injuries were not believed to be serious. Reference number 22*188161 refers.
The families of those involved have been made aware and they are being supported by specially trained officers. Our thoughts go out to them at this sad time.
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