Dronfield Bypass expected to be closed for two hours after car flips onto its roof

A reader has sent us this picture of a crash which has closed a major road near Chesterfield today.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 10:55 am

Thankfully only minor injuries have been reported after the incident on the A61 Dronfield Bypass this morning at just before 9am.

Derbyshire police officers said the road was closed at Boshaws roundabout after a two-car collision.

A force spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.57am to report a collision on the A61 Dronfield bypass between a Nissan Qashqai and a Nissan Juke.

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The scene of the crash on the A61 Dronfield Bypass this morning. Image: Tim Farmer.

"The Juke was reported to be on its roof and the driver is understood to have minor injuries.”

“The road is currently closed from Boshaws roundabout and is likely to remain so for a couple of hours, whilst vehicle recovery is arranged,” the spokesperson added.

The image was sent into us by reader Tim Farmer.