Man critical and elderly woman seriously hurt after crash last night

A man is fighting for his life and an elderly woman suffered serious injuries after a two-car collision last night.

Tuesday, 14th November 2017, 12:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:01 pm
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The man was stood next to his vehicle after seemingly breaking down when a second vehicle, a black Mercedes, collided into the rear of his silver Toyota.

The man is in a critical but stable condition at Queen's Medical Centre.

The elderly woman, who was a passenger in the Mercedes, is in a serious condition with multiple fractures.

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The woman's husband - who was driving - was not injured.

It happened on the A38 southbound carriageway at Coxbench.

An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information should call Derbyshire police on 101 and ask for PC 636 Parkin.