School Run River Tragedy

An investigation is continuing after a man died when two cars carrying members of the same family on the morning school run, left a road and went into a river. It happened in Buxton in Derbyshire yesterday.

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Man dies after car leaves road and goes into river

A man has died after two vehicles left the road and went into a river at Buxton.

At around 8:30am this morning, two vehicles driving along a bridle path which runs near to the Monsal Trail, north of the A6, left the path and entered the River Wye.

Three passengers, one from the first car and two from the second, all managed to escape safely.

The 42-year-old driver of the first car, a Toyota Aygo, died later at Stepping Hill Hospital.

An investigation has been launched.

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