Lorry spills shedload of McVitie’s biscuits onto Derbyshire road

A lorry carrying a large delivery of McVitie’s biscuits has spilt its contents onto a Derbyshire road this evening (April 4). The biscuits, which were stored in boxes inside the lorry, fell out, with the sweet treats being spread across the street.

The incident happened in Sandiacre, on Ilkeston Road, between Stanton Gate and Starch Lane, at around 5pm this evening. It has had a minor impact on traffic travelling in both directions on Ilkeston Road.

An Erewash police officer said: “Please bear with us this evening whilst we try and ‘digest’ this issue. A lorry load ofMcVitie’s finest have decided to abandon ship causing a slight obstruction!”

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Traffic-monitoring service Inrix reported that the incident was affecting Ilkeston Road in Sandiacre in both directions, between Stanton Gate and Starch Lane.