Motorist crashes on carriageway

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POLICE have revealed how a female survived a single vehicle road traffic collision on a dual carriageway in Chesterfield.

Passing officers attended the crash scene on the A61 northbound carriageway, off Whittington Moor roundabout, about 3pm, today, April 13.

A police spokesman said: “There has been a single vehicle collision involving a female who is not thought to have suffered any life threatening injuries.”

A witness told how the vehicle appeared to have gone through fencing and had come to a stop on a grass embankment.

Anyone with information about the circumstances surrounding the collision can call police on 0345 123 3333 or the force’s road traffic appeal line on (01773) 572929.