The driver of an Audi in Derbyshire soon realised why a road had been closed after joining four other vehicles which slid off of an icy road.
Officers from Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit shut Rylah Hill, Chesterfield, yesterday (30th December) after four vehicles slid off the road.
However, as officers dealt with the incident, the driver of an Audi decided to ignore the road closure and headed down the hill.
Officers and recovery crews looked on in shock as the Audi met the same fate as the other four vehicles and slid off the road.
There were no injuries.
A spokesperson for the unit tweeted:
‘Four cars slide on the ice and end up in a pile. We closed the road.
‘However these four legged spectators had more sense than the Audi driver that breached the closure and made it 5 cars piled up’.
Icy conditions have hit much of the UK, with a temperature of -7.5 celsius being recorded at Topcliffe in North Yorkshire.
One local resident tweeted: ‘Anyone local with half a brain would never use Rylah Hill in those conditions. Same every time it snows’.
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