Man dies after car leaves road and crashes into tree

An 18-year-old man has died following a crash in Ilkeston. The incident happened at 10.30pm on Sunday, July 24, when a grey Fiat Punto left the road and collided with a tree in Lower Stanton Road. An 18-year-old man, a passenger in the car, was taken to hospital for treatment but sadly died a short time later.

His family have been made aware and they are being supported by specialist officers. Another passenger, an 18-year-old woman, sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital. A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving in connection with the incident.

He has since been bailed pending further enquiries. Police are now appealing for dash cam footage and information. If you can help, please quote reference 22*427985 when you contact police Derbyshire Constabulary.

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