DRAMATIC PICTURES: Car and police BMW collide then burst into flames in Derbyshire

An investigation is underway after a car and a police BMW collided - before both vehicles burst into flames.

Monday, 30th October 2017, 1:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:14 pm
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.

Robson Green, 22, said he was driving his Mazda MX-5 on the A515 between Cubley to Ashbourne when traffic came to a standstill and the rear-end collision happened.

The two vehicles were then engulfed by fire.

Mr Green, of Bolsover, said he had to kick open his door to escape.

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The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.

His partner's 19-year-old brother, who was a passenger in the car, climbed out of the window.

Mr Green said: "Thankfully, both of us got out without major injuries.

"It certainly wasn't the most pleasant experience of my life, I'll tell you that.

"It was a nightmare.

The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.

"We could be better - but it could have been a lot worse.

"Both vehicles were completely destroyed."

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman said the circumstances of the crash - which occurred on October 16 - are still being investigated.

The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.
The scene of the crash. Picture submitted by Robson Green.