High speed crash on A6

The A6 was closed for a short period on Tuesday, August 30 after a car was involved in a high speed collision with a lamppost.

Fire crews from Wirksworth were called out at just before 1pm on Tuesday afternoon to attend the crash on the A6 in Ambergate.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said the vehicle was travelling “at some speed” when the collision took place.

The driver appeared dazed after the crash and was checked out by paramedics.

Police decided to close the road as the lamppost was at a precarious angle.