UPDATED: Markeaton roundabout reopened after slabs fall off lorry
MARKEATON roundabout has now reopened after a lorry shed its load of paving slabs on the Markeaton roundabout.
Around two dozen flag stones fell from the articulated lorry just before 10am.
Police were forced to close the roundabout between the southbound A38 entrance and the A52 entrance heading towards the city centre.
Police reopned the island just after 11.20.
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A spokesperson for Derbyshire police said: "Officers were forced to close part of the roundabout to make the area safe for other road users.
"There was no damage to the highway and the driver was advised about his lorry's load."