Woman dies in A6 crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a crash on the A6 near Topley Head yesterday.

The accident, involving a black Volvo estate travelling towards Bakewell and a green Suzuki hatchback travelling in the opposite direction happened shortly before 11am yesterday.

The female front seat passenger in the Suzuki, who has not yet been identified, died of her injuries and the driver was airlifted to hospital in Stoke-on-Trent with serious injuries.

The front seat passenger in the Volvo was taken to hospital in Manchester with internal injuries.

Police are investigating the accident and appealing for anyone who may have seen the collision, or who has any information, to call the Derbyshire Police witness appeal line on 01773 572929.