Live updates as three-lorry crash causes ten miles of traffic on M1

There is currently a stationary traffic queue of nine miles following a crash on the M1[1].

The motorway is closed northbound between Junction 28 for Matlock and Junction 29 for Chesterfield and Mansfield following an accident involving a lorry and a car.

Details of any injuries are not yet known, but the accident has caused long delays on the motorway.

As well as a crash, there appears to have been a fuel spillage as well.

Highways England tweeted: “The #M1[2] northbound #J28[3] (#A38[4]#Derby[5]#Matlock[6]) to #J29[7] (#A617[8]#Chesterfield[9]) is currently CLOSED due to a collision and spillage at #J29[10]. Updates to follow. “

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References

  1. ^ on the M1 (www.derbytelegraph.co.uk)
  2. ^ #M1 (twitter.com)
  3. ^ #J28 (twitter.com)
  4. ^ #A38 (twitter.com)
  5. ^ #Derby (twitter.com)
  6. ^ #Matlock (twitter.com)
  7. ^ #J29 (twitter.com)
  8. ^ #A617 (twitter.com)
  9. ^ #Chesterfield (twitter.com)
  10. ^ #J29 (twitter.com)
  11. ^ head to this page and select “Derbyshire Live news” (www.derbytelegraph.co.uk)