Motorway chaos expected after serious collision leads to closure near Chesterfield

The M1 motorway near Chesterfield is expected to be closed for a number of hours this morning following a serious collision.

Friday, 4th October 2019, 7:19 am
Updated Friday, 4th October 2019, 7:19 am
The M1 closed this morning near Chesterfield

The northbound stretch between Junction 28 for Pinxton and 29 for Chesterfield is affected.

A diversion is in place, with traffic leaving the motorway at J28.

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Highways England said: “Allow extra time if you plan to travel this route this morning.”

Derbyshire Police said: “The expectation is that this will be closed well into the morning.”