Matlock: Bin lorry narrowly avoids County Offices collision

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A bin lorry driver had a close call when he skidded in the snow, narrowly avoiding a collision with the historic County Offices building in Matlock today Thursday, January 29).

The above picture of the lorry at the junction of Smedley Street and Bank Road was tweeted to us by Rob Knowles following the incident at lunchtime.

A spokesman for Derbyshire County Council said while the lorry came very close to the building, it did not actually hit it.

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