Concern for man’s safety closes section of M1 in Derbyshire

A section of the M1 in Derbyshire was closed earlier because of concern for a man’s safety.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 12:55 pm

The motorway was shut in both directions between junction 28 and junction 27 shortly before 10am.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said around noon: “The incident was a concern for the safety of a man.

“The incident was resolved with nobody being hurt and the road is now reopening.

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Part of the M1 in Derbyshire was closed due to a police incident. Picture for illustrative purposes only.

“Thanks to drivers for their patience.”

Drivers on the motorway are being advised that it will take a while for traffic to clear.

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