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Man arrested in connection with fatal collision

Posted on 24th August 2017

A man has been arrested following a collision on the A6 at Alvaston.

The 25-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

An officer was following a car along the A6 in Alvaston at 11.30pm on Monday, August 21, when the car collided with a central reservation.

The passenger, 27-year-old Jacob Morton, died following the collision while the driver was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham where he remains in a stable condition.

The force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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