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Woman suffers serious injuries following Cromford collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Cromford this afternoon, which has left a woman seriously injured.

East Midlands Ambulance Service alerted police to an incident just before 4pm today (Monday 13 September) on The Hill.

The collision is thought to have involved a silver van, which is reported to have hit a pedestrian and a dog.

Air ambulance were called and the pedestrian, a woman, was taken to hospital.

We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time and saw the incident or may have dashcam or CCTV footage.

In particular, we would like to trace the driver of a black pick-up type vehicle which was also in the area as they may have witnessed the incident.

The Hill at Cromford has been closed with the help of Derbyshire County Council highways while an investigation is carried out. We would ask motorists to find an alternative route.

Anyone with information should contact us on the non-emergency details below, quoting reference 751-130921.

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.