A HGV driver was killed in a collision with three army trucks, resulting in the deployment of various emergency services units.
Following an incident involving three army trucks on the A38 on Wednesday afternoon, an HGV driver died as a result of his injuries.
On Wednesday, September 29, soon before 2 p.m., a horrible accident occurred on the northbound stretch of the A38 near Mickleover.
Three army trucks and an HGV were involved in the crash, according to authorities.
The lorry’s driver, a 53-year-old man, was transferred to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, but was subsequently pronounced dead there, according to Derbyshire Constabulary.
The victim’s family has been notified, according to police.
Officers in charge of the investigation have urged anyone with information to come forward.
Drivers who have dashcam footage are encouraged to contact the authorities.
Derbyshire Police, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, and East Midlands Ambulance Service all sent staff to the scene yesterday, resulting in a massive emergency response.
More than a dozen emergency responders were seen on the road, according to photos.
The A38 between Findern and Kingsway was closed in both directions for several hours.
Long lines were reported going all the way back to Burton by motorists.
“The incident, which occurred on the northbound length of the road near Mickleover at 1.45pm yesterday (29 September), involved three army trucks and an HGV,” Derbyshire Constabulary stated in a statement.
“The HGV driver, a 53-year-old man, suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead later that day at Queen’s Medical Centre.”
“His family is aware of the situation, and our sympathies are with them right now.”
“Detectives investigating the incident are urging any cars with dashcam footage to contact them, particularly of the moments leading up to the incident.”
Anyone with information can contact the police department using the reference number 21*566586.
“We got a call out at 13.59 and are in attendance,” Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service stated in a brief statement on Wednesday.
“We’ve got teams from Kingsway, Nottingham Road, and Ascot Drive,” says the captain.
“This is being led by the police. At this point, that is all we can say.”