Woman dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A632 between Chesterfield and Matlock that happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The incident happened just before 1.55am near the fuel station not far from Walton Hospital, when a Peugeot 106 that was travelling from Matlock towards Chesterfield collided with a wall and overturned.

The driver, a 26-year-old woman from Matlock, was thrown from the vehicle. She was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital in Chesterfield where she died.

Her next of kin have been informed and she will be formally identified later today.

The road was closed until 7am.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should ring the police witness line on 01773 572929.