UPDATE: Serious accident closes Chesterfield area road

Three people had to be cut out of their cars by the fire service after a serious road collision closed a Chesterfield area road.

Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 9:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 12:57 pm
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The incident happened shortly before 6.30pm tonight (Sunday, December 3) on Darley Road in Stonedge, near the Peak Edge Hotel.

The crash involved two vehicles, one a Vauxhall Corsa and the other a Ford Fiesta.

Three people were cut out of the vehicles by two fire crews from Chesterfield and Matlock.

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The ambulance service also attended the scene and took an unspecified number of people to hospital with 'non-life threatening injuries'.

Recovery is underway and police say the road will be closed for some time due to 'the nature of the collision'.