Dronfield bypass closed following two car crash

The Dronfield bypass is currently closed due to a crash between two cars.

Sunday, 7th July 2019, 6:19 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th July 2019, 7:19 pm
The Dronfield Bypass

Derbyshire Police said the incident occurred at around 4:45pm today on the southbound carriageway of the A61 Dronfield bypass.

The road is currently closed while police deal with the incident.

There are reports of minor injuries.

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A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said: “We are hoping to reopen the road shortly.”

The road will close again at 7pm for resurfacing work.

Derbyshire County Council said: “We’re surface dressing a five mile stretch of the A61 Dronfield bypass so it will be closed from Bowshaw to Whit Moor roundabout weekdays from 7pm to 6am for several weeks.”