A man has died after his car collided with a tree in the early hours of this morning.
Police were called to reports that a car had crashed into a tree at around 6.10am in Derby Road, near the junction with Heath Lane in Smisby, just over the county border.
Officers from Derbyshire Police, the fire service and East Midlands Ambulance Service all attended.
The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say his family have been informed.
A statement on the force’s website said: “Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.
“Formal identification has yet to take place.”
The road was closed while police dealt with the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who was driving nearby at the time and has dashcam footage, is been asked to contact Pc Lauren Siddall at Derbyshire Police on 101.