Man hospitalised after serious crash in Glossop

A man has been taken to hospital after a horror crash on a main road in Glossop early this morning (Tuesday). 

A Volkswagen Golf ended up on its roof after colliding with four parked cars and a lamppost on High Street East at around 7am. 

The man driving the Volkswagen has been hospitalised with pelvis and arm injuries. 

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Constabulary told the Chronicle: "There has been a collision on High Street East at 7am where a car collided with several parked cars and a lamppost. The car ended up on its roof. The man driving the car has been taken to hospital." 

Police at the scene on High Street East. Image: John Parkins. 

They added: "We remain on the scene arranging the recovery of the damaged cars and arranging for debris to be cleared from the carriageway. The road remains closed at this time while we carry out this important work."

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 7.01am, firefighters from Glossop Fire Station and an appliance from Hyde attended a road traffic collision on High Street East, Glossop. 

"It involved one vehicle with one person trapped. Fire crews extricated one male and the fire crew made the vehicle safe. Derbyshire Police and the East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance." 

Emergency services responding to the incident. Image: Mat Jones. 

A large response from the emergency services has been witnessed, with firefighters, paramedics and a number of police cars attending the scene - near to Corn Street and the Manor Park roundabout. 

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit tweeted this update at 12.10pm:

High Street East was closed until around 1pm.  

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with further information to come forward.

Anyone with further information can call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Main image:

The car on its roof on High Street East. Image: John Parkins. 


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