DRAMATIC PICTURES: Crash scene after head-on collision caused serious injuries on Mansfield Road

(With video) This is the scene of a two-car smash which left one man in serious condition and three other people rushed to hospital.

The carnage resulted from a head-on collision on the A616 Mansfield Road near Creswell, Derbyshire, at around 7:30am this morning (March 30).

Images by Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

Images by Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

In a combined effort by Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Fire and Rescue services, Derbyshire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service, the main road through Creswell was closed for hours following the smash, which left one man in serious condition.

Air ambulance were called to airlift the male driver to Northern General Hospital and hydraulic and cutting equipment were used to extricate him.

Derbyshire Police said: "The incident involved a Vauxhall Corsa and a Ford Mondeo in a head-on collision. We closed the road at about 9am. Fire services and air ambulance were in attendance and took a males to Northern General Hospital in Sheffield with serious leg injuries."

Firefighters said: "One person was trapped and had to be extricated from a vehicle. Four people were taken to hospital by ambulance."

The Road was closed for hours after the incident, just before 8am.

The Road was closed for hours after the incident, just before 8am.

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue said: "Firefighters from both Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire worked together to perform a roof removal and a side removal on one of the vehicles to extricate one man from a car. Three others individuals self-rescued and all four were taken to hospital.

The crash involved four people and one was seriously injured, and taken to hospital by air ambulance.

The crash involved four people and one was seriously injured, and taken to hospital by air ambulance.

Firefighters used cutting and hydraulic equipment to release a man from his car.

Firefighters used cutting and hydraulic equipment to release a man from his car.

This is the scene of a serious accident on the A616 this morning (March 30)

This is the scene of a serious accident on the A616 this morning (March 30)