A woman was trapped in her car after a crash which closed the busy Dronfield Bypass for two hours.
The 41-year-old was travelling in a blue Ford Fusion which left the northbound carriageway of the A61, just north of the Sheepbridge junction, at 4pm yesterday.
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Derbyshire Constabulary said the woman was freed from the car by firefighters and checked over by paramedics.
She escaped without serious injuries.
The vehicle was recovered and the road re-opened two hours later.