The A50 eastbound is closed after a person was hit by a lorry between A518 Derby Road (Racecourse roundabout, Uttoxeter) and J7 A515 / Derby Road (Sudbury).
There is congestion on A50 to B5030 Ashbourne Road (Little Chef Roundabout) affecting traffic heading from Stoke towards Derby.
Diversions have been in place since 4am and are expected to remain for the majority of this morning.
All eastbound traffic is advised to follow the solid diamond symbol, following the A518 south. Continue east through Marchington (B5017), then follow the A515 north to re-join the A50 near Sudbury.