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PICTURES: Tree falls on lorry after crash with tractor on A52

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: July 01, 2014

  • Tree falls on lorry after crash with tractor on A52

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ASHBOURNE'S main road out to Leek has been closed, following an crash involving a lorry, a fallen tree and a tractor.

Emergency crews have been on the scene at Calton Moor Crossroads in Ashbourne Road since around 11.30am where a lorry is on its side beneath a tree. A tractor is also involved in the accident.

Access from the Ashbourne side to the crossroads, a main route to Alton Towers, is still open but the road is closed from the Waterhouses side.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said they sent an ambulance, doctor, senior paramedic and community first responders to the scene.

A spokesman said: “One patient was taken to Derby Hospital for minor injuries.

"A man who received cuts to the head refused to be taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment.”

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