Ice causes chaos across Derbyshire - woman airlifted to hospital
BLACK ice has caused numerous accidents around Derbyshire as drivers make school runs and travel to work.
In the most serious of the incidents a woman was airlifted to hospital after being cut from her Vauxhall Astra near Ilkeston.
The 38-year-old woman was travelling along Littlewell Lane from Stanton by Dale to Ilkeston at just before 9am.
She was in collision with a Skoda Octavia carrying two teenage girls and an adult male who escaped unharmed.
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The woman was taken to Stoke University Hospital but her injuries are not known at this time.
The whole of Littlewell Lane has been closed due to the dangerous conditions.
Meanwhile the B5023 Wirksworth Road heading out of Duffield has been closed due to black ice after a 4x4 left the road.
At just before 9am the Jeep Cherokee crashed into a ditch causing a minor injury to the female drivers leg.
In the centre of Derby a Toyota Aigo skidded on black ice and crashed into the barrier on the bridge leading from Allestree Lane.
And in the west of the county a BMW crashed into a tree on Hinkin Hill between the village and the A38.
There has also been a crash on the A50 between Sudbury and Foston involving two cars and is causing tail-backs of up to four miles.