Major Derbyshire road closed after serious crash between car and lorry

The A6 is closed in both directions near the bridge over the River Derwent at Whatstandwell, following a serious collision between a car and a lorry.

Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 1:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:22 pm
Emergency services dealt with a crash in Occupation Lane, Hackenthorpe, earlier today

Police, ambulance and the fire service are all at the scene and the road is likely to be closed for some time.

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Diversions are being put in place and these will be signposted for motorists to follow.

However, drivers are urged to avoid using the A6 in that area if possible.