Man taken to hospital with serious injuries as busy Derbyshire road remains closed in both direction following serious accident
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Officers were called to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a bicycle on the A628 in Tintwistle, Derbyshire, today, Friday, June 16, just after midday. Derbyshire Police said one man had been taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’.
Traffic monitoring website Inrix has reported traffic is still queuing as the Woodhouse Pass in Derbyshire remains closed in both directions.
Derbyshire Police are in attendance and leading the incident response. National Highways resources have been deployed to assist with traffic management. Due to the nature of the incident the road is expected to remain closed throughout the afternoon for police investigations.
National Highways has reported traffic is being diverted away from the closure via local routes. Road users travelling from further afield are advised to seek alternative routes via the M62. National Highways has appealed to drivers affected to allow extra journey time.
A spokesperson for National Highways said: “Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.”
This live story is being updated.