Teenager killed in car crash in Eckington

A teenager has died and another passenger was seriously injured after the car they were in hit a wall.

The 18-year-old man was a back-seat passenger in a car that crashed on Chesterfield Road, Eckington, Derbyshire at 01:00 BST on Saturday.

A 19-year-old man suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital. The driver and front seat passenger both suffered minor injuries.

No other vehicles were involved, Derbyshire Police said.

The vehicle was travelling from Chesterfield in the direction of Eckington when the crash took place.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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