Southbound M1 closed due to '˜serious collision'

The M1 is closed southbound between junctions 29 and 28 due to a serious collision.

Wednesday, 27th December 2017, 9:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th December 2017, 10:10 pm
Photo: @DerbyshireRPU

The emergency services are at the scene amid reports that one vehicle has overturned.

Road users are advised to allow plenty of extra time for their journeys and may wish to consider an alternative route if possible.

Drivers wanting to continue southbound should follow the ‘hollow square’ diversion route.

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Accident investigation is currently underway and normal traffic conditions are not expected to resume until the early hours of the morning.

More will follow on this story as and when we get it.