'Shameful'- driver abandons car in middle of busy dual carriageway near Chesterfield

A driver put others at serious risk of crashing when they abandoned their broken down vehicle in the middle of a busy dual carriageway near Chesterfield.

Sunday, 21st March 2021, 2:50 pm

Derbyshire Roads Police said the driver had ‘locked up and walked away’ leaving their car parked on the brow of the A617, which is subject to the National Speed Limit, today (March 21).

The unit said they hadn’t been notified that the vehicle, which was recovered at the owner’s expense, had broken down and been abandoned on the dual carriageway.

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Drivers were put at serious risk on the A617.
Drivers were put at serious risk on the A617.