Live updates as smash on busy Derby road causes heavy traffic

Drivers are being warned to expect long delays following a smash on a well-known busy road into Derby.

Officers have been called out to Harvey Road, in Alvaston, following a collision on the carriageway this evening.

These dramatic pictures show the extent of the incident and they appear to show a Renault and a Ford car being involved.

Witnesses say police are currently at the scene while they deal with the incident.

Adam Hughes, of Alvaston Glass, was at the scene and took the pictures.

He admitted he was shocked after seeing the accident take place, saying: “It was pretty surreal. I’ve not seen anything quite like it.

“When it happens right there in front of you it’s quite sickening, to be honest.

“You see things like this on TV but it doesn’t often feel real. Seeing it happen really makes it hit home.”

It is not yet known if anyone has been injured during the incident.

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