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Two men released under investigation following serious crash in Derby

Posted on 9th September 2018

Two men arrested following a serious crash in Derby have been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

At 1.10am this morning (September 9) we were called to reports of a serious collision at the junction of Friar Gate and Stafford Street in Derby.

The incident involved a Blue Renault Clio and a silver Mercedes E320.

An 18-year-old woman, who was the passenger in the Renault Clio, sustained serious, life threatening injuries and was taken to the QMC by air ambulance for treatment. She remains in a critical condition.

The drivers of both vehicles were arrested at the scene and, after being treated for injuries sustained in the collision, were interviewed by officers. Both have now been released under investigation as we continue our enquiries.

We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, particularly anyone from the Ford Street side of the junction with Friar Gate, to contact us immediately.

Anyone who thinks they have any information, particularly anyone with dash-cam footage, should secure any video and contact us with incident number 18*430830 using one of the following methods.

•Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

•Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact

•Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

•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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