Live updates as lorry overturns at major Derbyshire junction

A lorry has overturned by a junction on the A50 in Derbyshire and is causing very slow traffic in the area. Highways England has reported the partial closure of the A50 on the island that links the road to the A515 near Sudbury. The accident has resulted in a spillage on the carriageway that will need clearing up before the road can be fully reopened.

Emergency services are currently at the scene. According to one Derbyshire Live reader, motorists trying to get to Doveridge are having to travel to Uttoxeter and then double back. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Derbyshire police and paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service are working to make the route safe.

There are currently no details of any casualties.

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