Car spins on to embankment

A MAN escaped injury when his car spun off the road in Buckland Hollow near Pentrich.

He was driving his silver Vauxhall Corsa along the A610 Ripley Road when it left the carriageway and ended up on an embankment.

The car was heading in the direction of Ripley when the accident happened at about 3.40pm on Thursday, August 4.

Traffic heading in both directions was forced to slow down in the aftermath of the incident.

Police said there were no other vehicles involved in the crash and that there was no one else in the car with the man.