Major Derbyshire road closed to allow for recovery of HGV

A major Derbyshire road is currently closed in both directions to allow for the recovery of a heavy goods vehicle that has left the carriageway.

Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 12:15 pm
Updated Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 12:18 pm
A picture from the scene of the accident (Photo: Highways Agency).

The Woodhead Pass was closed between the A616 and the A6018 at 6am this morning (Sunday, December 3) and will remain closed until 3pm.

A spokesman for Highways England confirmed a diversion will be in place during those hours.

Westbound traffic is being diverted via the M1 and the M62 Eastbound traffic is being sent via the A57 (Snake Pass).

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The accident took place on Thursday morning.