M1 crash causes traffic problems around Chesterfield

Chesterfield's roads are very congested following on from an earlier accident on the M1 between junction 29/29A.

Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 8:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 8:55 am
Traffic and travel news
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This morning at just after 6.30am one lane of the northbound stretch of motorway was closed after a car hit the central barrier.

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Highways East Midlands say recovery has now taken place but the closure is still having a knock-on effect on the subsidiary roads including delays to public transport.

Stagecoach East Midlands said: “We have just been advised that there is congestion around Doe Lea, Heath and Chesterfield due to M1 lane closures.

“There are delays to Pronto services operating to/from Chesterfield.”