Major road near Chesterfield closed after crash

The A61 is closed near Chesterfield this morning after a crash.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 9:53 am
Updated Friday, 24th September 2021, 10:22 am

Derbyshire police 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.

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

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There are reports of an accident on the Dronfield bypass near Chesterfield.

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

Victoria Lowe tweeted to say motorists should avoid the bypass north of Chesterfield after the incident.

She said: “Avoid Dronfield Bypass from Bowshaws to Whittington Moor.”

Martin Fox said he ‘assumed it wasn't good from how long we'd been sat. Best wishes to those involved’.