VIDEO: Drama in Chesterfield town centre as part of roof collapses and narrowly misses passerby

These were the scenes on West Bars in Chesterfield this afternoon after part of a roof collapsed onto the pavement below.

Witnesses said a pedestrian had a lucky escape as they narrowly avoided being hit by the falling ridge tiles.

Part of a roof collapsed on West Barrs

Part of a roof collapsed on West Barrs

Police cordoned off the area as firefighters using an aerial platform made safe the roof.

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