Road above M1 is closed as motorway is shut in both directions near Chesterfield and Mansfield

The M1 is closed in both directions due to a police incident this morning.

Friday, 28th February 2020, 10:45 am
Updated Friday, 28th February 2020, 10:45 am

Police have also closed Deep Lane in Hardstoft, part of which is a bridge over the motorway.

Highways England advised that traffic has been stopped on the M1 in both directions between J29 and J28.

It added that traffic is at a standstill due to an incident involving Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit.

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The M1 is closed

At the moment it is unclear what the incident is.

Normal traffic conditions are expected by 11.45am.