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 Did you witness a collision near Blackhall?


Police are appealing for information following a one vehicle collision near Blackhall.

The incident occurred at around 9pm last night (April 3) on the B1281, Hesleden Road outside of Hardwick Hall Manor Hotel.

It is believed the driver of a dark green Ford focus lost control of the vehicle and left the carriageway before colliding with a tree.

Four people were taken to hospital with three suffering serious injuries.

A 23-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, taking without consent and driving under the influence of drugs. He remains in custody.

Anyone who witnesses the collision or has dashcam footage of the vehicle prior to the collision is asked to contact the Collision Unit on 101 quoting reference number 404 of April 3.