Emergency services have been sent to the scene, National Highways Yorkshire report, after the incident on the A628.
They said this evening on social media: “Traffic has been stopped in both directions on the #A628 between the #A57 and the #A6024 #WoodheadPass while emergency services deal with a collision.”
They later added more details.
They said: “The A628 is closed in both directions between the A57 and the A6024 (Woodhead Pass) due to a collision
“Derbyshire Police are in attendance
“Diverted vehicles looking to travel between Derbyshire / South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester / Cheshire please consider using the M62 or A50.
“Delays are likely on approach to the closure and local routes.
“If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.”
Derbyshire Police said in a statement: “Motorists are advised to avoid the A628 Woodhead Pass in Glossop after a lorry shed its load on the eastbound carriageway. Traffic is currently backing up in the area as the road is blocked by debris. The clean up operation is likely to take some time.”