Three people die in collision near Buxton

Three people have died after the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision with another vehicle near Buxton.

The collision, involving a Ford Fiesta and a Land Rover, happened at about 6.30pm last night in Waterswallows Road.

Those who lost their lives were men and were travelling in the Ford Fiesta. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Land Rover was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed for several hours and reopened at about 4am this morning.

No further information is available at this time.

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