Burst water pipe near Wingerworth and Tupton

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A burst water main has caused a busy road to flood.

Both the police and Severn Trent Water have received reports of flooding between Four Lane End, Wingerworth, and the roundabout at Tupton.

The incident was first reported to the police at 4.25pm today (Tuesday, April 1) and it was believed at one point the water had risen to the height of a car bumper.

The above picture was supplied by Ray Mountain of Wingerworth.