Man struck by lorry close to M1 in north Derbyshire

A617
A617

A man has been struck by a lorry on the approach to the M1 in north Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Police said the man was seriously injured and has been airlifted to hospital.

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He was struck on the A617 on the approach to junction 29 at 11.10am.

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The incident happened on the westbound carriageway of the A617 as it approaches the M1 from Glapwell.

The road is closed in both directions.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said: "People should avoid the area where possible while investigations continue."