Man and woman cut out of car and taken to hospital for 'life threatening' injuries after North Derbyshire horror crash

Fire crews cut a man and a woman out of their car, who then had to be taken to hospital for ‘life threatening’ injuries following a horror collision in North Derbyshire yesterday.

Friday, 16th July 2021, 2:46 pm

Derbyshire police received reports of a road traffic collision involving a silver Peugeot 207 on Station Road in Spinkhill at just before 3.50pm on Thursday, July 15.

Shocking images showed the extent of the horror collision, which had the left the smashed up vehicle upside down and onto its roof with two passengers still trapped inside.

Fire crews from Staveley, Clowne and South Yorkshire were also called to the scene, along with paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Air Ambulance which landed in a field near the site of the collision.

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The aftermath of the crash in Spinkhill yesterday (Thursday, July 15). Credit: Staveley Fire Station.

A man in his 20s and a woman aged in her 30s were cut out of the smashed up Peugeot which was completely overturned.

The pair were then taken to hospital for ‘serious injuries' which were thought to be life threatening according to police.

Officers are urging anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has CCTV or dashcam footage to get in touch.

In a statement, Derbyshire police said: “We were called to reports of a collision on Station Road, Spinkhill at just before 3.50pm on Thursday 15 July.

An air ambulance landed in a field to attend to the casualties. Credit: Staveley Fire Station.

“One vehicle, a silver Peugeot 207, had been involved.

“Police, fire and ambulance crews all attended the scene.

“A man aged in his 20s and a woman aged in her 30s were taken to hospital for serious injuries, but which were thought to be life threatening.

“Officers would like to hear from anyone who may witnessed or have CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident, or of the car in the moments leading up to the collision.

A man and a woman had to be cut out of their vehicle by fire crews. Credit: Staveley Fire Station.

“If you have any information which could help, please contact us on the below non-emergency details, quoting reference 21*396386.

“Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

“Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact

“Website – complete the online contact form

The victims suffered serious injuries which were thought to be life threatening according to police. Credit: Staveley Fire Station.

“Phone – call us on 101.”

Staveley Fire Station posted pictures showing the aftermath of the collision on Facebook, writing: “Staveley On Call, Clowne On Call, South Yorks Fire, EMAS. Air Ambulance, Derbys Police attended an RTC at Spinkhill. Two casualties extricated and off to hospital”.

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