Police close road after crash as drivers urged to find other routes

A road has been closed by police after a collision with delays expected. The crash has taken place on Meadow Lane in Shirebrook on the Nottinghamshire border between Caraway Drive and Wood Lane on Saturday afternoon, July 6.

There is queuing traffic in the area and two vehicles are involved, according to reports. Police have asked drivers to avoid the area while they work at the scene.

Derbyshire Constabulary said in a statement: "Road closure: Meadow Lane at #Shirebrook is currently closed between Caraway Drive and Wood Lane due to a collision. Please avoid the area and find alternative routes, allowing extra time for any journeys."

Traffic website Inrix states: "Meadow Lane in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved from Caraway Drive to Wood Lane."