South Yorkshire motorists face six mile queues after motorway smash

Motorists from South Yorkshire heading south have been warned to expect six mile queues after a serious collision on the M1.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 07:30 am
Updated Friday, 8th February 2019, 07:32 am
There are tailbacks on the M1 this morning following a serious collision

The southbound carriageway is closed between Junction 28 for Alfreton and 27 for Hucknall following a collision involving a lorry and two cars.

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There are tailbacks on the M1 this morning following a serious collision

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Derbyshire Constabulary said emergency services were alerted to the smash at 3.30am.

The northbound carriageway is still open but the southbound stretch is likely to remain closed for a number of hours.

Repairs need to be carried out to the central reservation barrier.