Driver left with 'life threatening injuries' following Eckington crash

Police are appealing for dash cam footage after a collision between a car and a bus in Eckington on Wednesday, April 3.

A Stagecoach East Midlands bus collided with a Silver Vauxhall Corsa in Southgate at around 7.40am.

EMAS were in attendance, as well as the air ambulance.

The driver of the car was taken to Northern General Hospital with life threatening injuries and remains in a critical condition.

Officers have secured footage at the time of the collision, but are looking for dash cam footage showing the two vehicles in the area immediately before the incident.

You can contact them using a non-emergency contact method, quoting reference number 19*168524 and the officer in the case, DC Richard Howiss.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
  • Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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