Women in intensive care after crash

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POLICE are investigating a collision where a car hit a tree on the Via Gelia.

At around 9.25pm last night (Wednesday, December 7), a Volkswagen Golf struck a tree on the A5012 Via Gelia, near Grangemill.

The 36-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital where she remains in intensive care.

The 42-year-old male driver was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and remains in custody.

Police stayed at the scene until shortly after 3am today. The road was closed until the early hours.

Anyone with information should call the witness appeal line on 01773 572929.