Trio flee scene after Pentrich smash

A Ford Focus was abandoned near Pentrich on Tuesday, February 19, having collided with a telegraph pole and a 10ft stone wall. The car was being driven along the B6013 at around 10.30pm when it crashed. Witnesses saw three people, a woman and two men, running from the scene towards Ripley. Police were called and a sniffer dog team deployed to track them. Investigations are continuing.