Three-lorry crash caused ten miles of traffic on M1

There was stationary traffic queue of ten miles following a crash on the M1. The motorway was closed northbound between Junction 28 for Matlock and Junction 29 for Chesterfield and Mansfield following an accident. The accident caused long delays on the motorway.

As well as a crash, there appeared to have been a fuel spillage as well. Highways England tweeted: “The #M1 northbound #J28 (#A38#Derby#Matlock) to #J29 (#A617#Chesterfield) is currently CLOSED due to a collision and spillage at #J29. Updates to follow. ”

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