Motorway cleared after M1 vehicle fire causes closures
The lane on the M1 northbound that was closed due to the vehicle fire near Chesterfield has now reopened.
The vehicle caught fire earlier this afternoon (May 19) between J30 and J31 between Chesterfield and Worksop, affecting traffic travelling to and from Sheffield.
The impact of the incident was reported to be minimal, with traffic still flowing freely in the lanes that remained open.
No injuries were reported.
Highways England predicted that traffic would be back to normal and all lanes open by 5pm this evening.