Traffic build-up on A61 in Chesterfield caused by collision on northbound route

Derbyshire Police say they were called to a collision between a van and a recovery vehicle on the A61 this afternoon, which has lead to traffic disruption in the area

Derbyshire Police said: "We were called to reports of a collision on the A61 northbound just after the roundabout at Whittington Moor at 3.20pm. A Citroen Relay was in collision with a Ford Transit recovery vehicle which was recovering a broken down vehicle in lane one.

"EMAS (East Midlands Ambulance) were also in attendance and the driver of the Citroen suffering injuries to his chest.

"People are asked to avoid the area and take alternative routes if possible."

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