Firefighters were called to a smoking car after a two-vehicle crash.
A silver Peugeot estate and a red Volkswagen Beetle collided on the A6003 at Manton at about 1.30pm today (Friday).
No-one was seriously injured but a fire crew was called after smoke started to come from one of the cars.
The road was closed until 2.35pm while oil was cleared from the surface.
Police are still at the scene.