LIVE UPDATES: Snow hits Derbyshire causing disruption on the roads

Widespread disruption is expected in Derbyshire this morning as snowfall overnight has led to road closures in the county.

By Lloyd Bent
Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 7:34 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 7:39 am
Derbyshire Police have attended incidents caused by the snow this morning.
Derbyshire Police have attended incidents caused by the snow this morning.

A number of major roads in the county are closed due to the weather, and police have warned that conditions are “only getting worse”.

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Police have already attended incidents involving collisions caused by the snow this morning, and have warned drivers to avoid the roads if possible.

Follow this live blog for updates on traffic and travel in Derbyshire.

LIVE UPDATES: Snow hits Derbyshire causing disruption on the roads

Last updated: Wednesday, 26 February, 2020, 08:00

  • Snow blanketed Derbyshire last night, with a number of major roads forced to close.
  • Police have warned drivers to avoid the roads if possible.
  • The weather is "only getting worse".

Drivers are still advised to take care

Police attended a collision caused by the snow early this morning

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue warn people to leave extra time if taking to the roads

Drivers have been advised to avoid the roads unless their journey is "essential".

Disruption is expected in Derbyshire throughout today.

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