Driver charged after crash on Derbyshire road leaves man seriously injured

The crash happened at the A619 on Whitwell.
The crash happened at the A619 on Whitwell.

A driver has been charged after a crash on a main road in Derbyshire left another driver seriously injured.

Three vehicles were involved in the collision on the A619 in Whitwell at around 5.05pm last Friday.

This was following a police pursuit of one of the vehicles, a blue Land Rover Discovery.

The driver of another vehicle was seriously injured during the crash and remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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The driver of the Land Rover was arrested shortly afterwards along with the other occupant of the vehicle, a 17-year-old boy from Rotherham.

The driver, 24-year-old Bradley Downs, of Gateford Road, Worksop, has since been charged with multiple offences and appeared before Sheffield magistrates' court on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old was arrested under suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking, possession of drugs and possession with intent to supply. He has been released under investigation.