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Man dies after collision near Chapel

A man has died in hospital after being involved in a collision near to Chapel-en-le-Frith. 

Police were called just after 2.10pm on Monday (27 June) to reports of a collision at the roundabout where the A6 meets the A624 at Chapel-en-le-Frith, near to The Fickle Mermaid pub.

One vehicle was involved, and a man was taken to hospital for treatment, but he died later that night.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Constabulary said: "The man’s family is aware, and they are being offered support by specially trained officers. Our thoughts are with them at this time." 

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the scene but was fully reopened around 5pm.

Police say enquiries are ongoing and are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have any dash cam footage of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire Constabulary using the below non-emergency details:

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website.

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