M1 junction 28 crash recap: Serious incident as HGV collides with car

A serious crash involving a lorry and a car shut off three lanes of the M1 on Sunday. Three out of the four lanes on the motorway were completely blocked between junction 28 at Alfreton and junction 29 at Chesterfield/Mansfield throughout the afternoon The lorry smashed into the back end of the silver-blue car.

Amazingly, the driver and three passengers suffered just minor injuries. In a statement just before 12.40pm, Derbyshire Roads Police said: "M1 Southbound J29 to J28. Currently only one lane open due to collision.

"HGV vs car. Car was travelling in limp mode in lane one when the HGV crashed into the back of it. All parties including four occupants of car escape with only minor injuries."

Follow how the incident unfolded in our live blog coverage below.

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