Shocking pictures show aftermath of accident on Derbyshire A-road – with work ongoing to recover overturned lorry

A Derbyshire A-road remains closed after a lorry overturned on the route this afternoon.

Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 1:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 1:57 pm

At around 12.00pm today, the Derbyshire Dales Response Unit reported that they were attending an incident on the A5012 at Pikehall, near Matlock.

Officers found that a HGV had overturned on the route, forcing them to close the road.

Remarkably, the driver of the lorry suffered no serious injuries during the accident.

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The route remains closed while recovery work takes place.

The DDRU tweeted: “One lucky driver who should put his numbers on the National Lottery this week. Walking wounded only.”