Man dies in road smash


A MAN aged 68 has died in a road collision in Eckington.

He was airlifted to hospital after the smash near the Total garage on Dronfield Road at about 7.20pm on Thursday August 4 but later died.

Police are investigating and paticularly want to trace the occupants of a blue Transit van who may have witnessed the incident.

A silver Peuguot and blue Vauxhall Astra were involved in the crash. Fire crews from Chesterfield and Staveley attended as one vehicle was ablaze.

Call PC 2858 Wilson with any information on 0345 123 3333.