Casualty airlifted to hospital after major road smash

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a serious road crash on the A6135 between Eckington and Renishaw.

The collision happened just before 3.30pm today (Thursday, June 21) when two cars collided head-on.

The driver of one car has been airlifted to the Northern General hospital in Sheffield with serious injuries. Several other people received more minor injuries.

The road is closed while police collision investigators try to determine how the collision happened.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should ring the police 101.