Fallen tree causes accident at Whitwell Common

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A tree was blown down causing a car accident near Whitwell Common this morning (Sunday).

The tree came down on the A619 between the Van Dyk Hotel and Whitwell Common just before 11am.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said: “Two vehicles were involved in the accident and no one was seriously injured.”

“Workers are currently on the scene cutting the tree to remove it.”

She advised motorists to avoid the area while the tree was being removed.