Man dies after car leaves road and crashes into tree in Derbyshire

A man has died after his vehicle left the road and crashed into a tree in Derbyshire this morning.

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 5:55 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th May 2018, 6:01 pm
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The collision took place at about 11.40am on Higham Lane, near Morton.

The driver of a black Ford Fiesta, who is yet to be formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: "We are appealing for witnesses and possible dash cam footage from anyone who thinks they saw the vehicle prior to the collision or witnessed the crash itself."

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If you have any information, contact Derbyshire police's Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101 quoting incident 339-120518.

Alternatively, send them a message online at

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.