UPDATE: Woman seriously injured after multi-vehicle crash on M1

Overturned vehicle on M1
Overturned vehicle on M1
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Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash between a car and a van on the M1 earlier this morning (Thursday, January 19).

Derbyshire Police attended the scene on the southbound carriageway of the M1 between junctions 29 and 28 just before 10am.

A car had broken down when a van crashed into the back of it, causing the van to overturn.

Multi vehicle crash on M1

The driver of the car was released by fire crews and has been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Her injuries are believed to be serious.

The M1 is closed between junctions 29 and 28. Photos from Motorway Cameras.

The M1 is closed between junctions 29 and 28. Photos from Motorway Cameras.

The driver of the van is believed to not have any injuries however he was taken to King’s Mill hospital.

A third car was also involved and the driver was treated by the ambulance service for minor injuries.

The M1 is closed between junctions 29 and 28. A diversion is in place.