Teenager who died in Harvey Road collision is named
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A teenaged girl who died in a collision in Harvey Road last night has been named as Keely Birks.
The 17-year-old was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Astra at about 8pm and sadly died a short time later.
Her family and friends are being given specialist support by our officers.
Our investigation into the circumstances is ongoing but we can confirm that we have recovered the vehicle believed to be involved.
We would like to ask for the public’s patience while we work to trace those involved, and urge people not to speculate on social media.
Residents in the area around the collision site are likely to see an increased police presence throughout today as officers continue their enquiries.
Detectives from the force’s specialist collision investigation unit are now wanting to hear from any witnesses who may be able to assist them – in particular any drivers with dashcam footage that may hold vital evidence.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 21*677767:
Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact