Police say man and woman have died following collision near Tideswell

A man and a woman have died after the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision with another car, on the A623 near Tideswell at around 2pm yesterday afternoon (Sunday 1 December).

Officers were called just before 2.10pm to report that there had been a collision between a black Peugeot 208 and a grey Toyota Rav 4.

On arrival a man and woman, the driver and passenger of the Peugeot 208, were being treated by paramedics at the side of the road. They both tragically died at the scene.

Their families have been made aware and police say their thoughts go out to them at this distressing time.

Though formal identification is yet to take place.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, the Air Ambulance and East Midlands Ambulance Service were all in attendance and the road was closed overnight for collision investigation work to be carried out.

Those travelling in the Rav 4 were uninjured.

Officers would like to hear from anyone with dash cam footage of this incident, or anyone who was travelling nearby and witnessed the collision.

They are also keen to speak with anyone with private CCTV installed in the surrounding area.

If you have footage which may be of use to officers, download it onto another device and store it securely ready for officers to view.

Quote incident number 19*643195 in any correspondence.

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  • Website – complete the online contact form 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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