Derbyshire driver loses wheel on busy A-road after failed attempt to upgrade car

A Derbyshire motorist managed to avoid injury despite losing a wheel while driving on a busy A-road.

Tuesday, 19th April 2022, 5:01 pm

On Saturday, April 16, the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit were called to attend an incident on the A6 in Derby.

The DDRU tweeted: “Owner of this Land Rover having a productive Bank Holiday by fitting it with new wheels.

“Unfortunately the old nuts don't fit the new wheels properly and were all loose (could undo them with fingers).

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The driver was reported to court.

“This is the result. No injuries, reported to court.”