Police forced to close busy road for two hours after three-car collision in Derbyshire town

A busy road in a Derbyshire town was closed last night after a crash involving three vehicles.

Wednesday, 12th January 2022, 3:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th January 2022, 3:55 pm

Crews from Belper Fire Station reported that they attended a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on Kilbourne Road, Belper at 6.45pm yesterday.

Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the incident, but the road was closed from 7.00pm to 9.15pm to allow for vehicle recovery to take place.

A spokesperson for the Belper Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “Officers dealt with a road collision on Kilbourne Road last night which closed the road from just after 7.00pm. to 9.15pm. The vehicles involved were badly damaged.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The crash closed the road for two hours and left the vehicles severely damaged.

"Whilst staffing the road closure, what struck me was how polite and considerate drivers were in having their travel route disrupted.”