Driver 'loses control, hits a road sign and ploughs into a ditch' in Pleasley

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Emergency services attended a crash after a driver 'lost control, hit a road sign and ended up in a ditch' in Pleasley.

There were delays on A617 southbound from B6417 Rotherham Road to A6191 Chesterfield Road North but the route is now clear.

Derbyshire Roads Police tweeted: "A617 Pleasley. Single vehicle collision. Loses control, collides with road sign then off into the ditch. Luckily only minor injuries."

One eyewitness said two fire engines, four police cars and three ambulances attended.

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