PICTURES: '˜Alcohol involved' in serious Codnor smash

A driver who police say had been drinking had a miraculous escape after their car overturned last night.

Sunday, 18th December 2016, 12:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:12 pm
The scene of a serious car accident in Codnor (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).

The incident happened shortly before 4am on a road in between Codnor and Riddings and involved one car.

A police spokesperson said that there were no serious injuries but confirmed that alcohol was involved.

They added that the Derbyshire Road Policing Unit published the photo to highlight the dangers of driving after drinking.

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The scene of a serious car accident in Codnor (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).
The scene of a serious car accident in Codnor (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).