South Yorkshire motorists warned of rush hour chaos after serious motorway crash involving lorry and two cars

Motorists from South Yorkshire heading south have been warned of motorway chaos after a serious collision involving a lorry and two cars.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 05:56 am
Updated Friday, 8th February 2019, 13:42 pm

The crash on the southbound M1 between junction 28 for Mansfield and junction 27 for Felley has caused miles of tailbacks for motorists. 

A lorry and two cars have been involved in a collision on the M1

The motorway has been closed while emergency services deal with the aftermath of the smash and while police officers investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Derbyshire Constabulary expect the southbound M1 to be closed for a number of hours.

The northbound carriageway remains open.

A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.