The A617 has reopened after lorry carrying a digger hit a bridge

A lorry carrying a digger on the A617 crashed into a bridge which caused the digger to block the road.

Wednesday, 21st December 2016, 3:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:03 pm
A digger which fell off the back of a lorry on the A617 near Chesterfield (Photo: Max Parkin).

The crash happened at around 10.30am this morning (Wednesday, December 21) and the A617 between Chesterfield and the M1 was reopened at 3.30pm.

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The incident has now been cleared and traffic conditions are expected to return to normal shortly.

Photo sent in by Kevin Copeland
Photo sent in by Kevin Copeland