Seven car smash outside Alfreton

SEVEN cars were involved in an accident on the A38 between Alfreton and the M1 on Thursday.

The collisions took place at around 5.45pm and fire crews from Alfreton and Ashfield were called to make the vehicles safe.

A Toyota Celica, a Ford Mondeo, a Renault Clio, a Vauxhall Insignia, a Ford Focus and a Hyundai X35 were involved in the incident.

Only minor injuries were sustained by the occupants of the cars. Four of the vehicles were removed on the backs of lorries.

The road was clear by 7.20pm.