Woodhead Pass reopens after four-vehicle collision leaves man with life-threatening injuries

Woodhead Pass has reopened more than seven hours after a four-vehicle collision in which one man sustained life-threatening injuries.

Friday, 5th April 2019, 8:11 pm
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 8:14 pm
The Woodhead Pass (pic: Google)

Emergency services were called to the A628 near Torside Reservoir today at around 12.25pm.

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The Woodhead Pass (pic: Google)

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Police said a Transit van, a DAF lorry, a Volvo S40 and a Ford Ka were involved in the collision between Tintwistle and the B6105 junction.

They said the Transit van driver sustained potentially life-threatening injuries, and a number of occupants were also injured.

Highways England said at 7.30pm today that the road had now reopened.