Van fire closes M1 entry slip near Bolsover and Chesterfield

A van is currently on fire on the M1 at Junction 29a.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 2:44 pm
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 1:36 am
The van

Highways England said the van is on the northbound carriageway.

Lanes one and two have been closed to traffic on the M1 and the entry slip at J29A northbound is also closed.

A highways spokesman said: "There is heavy smoke in the area."

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The van

Update at 3,40pm

Highways England said: "All lanes on the M1 northbound past J29a Markham Vale. The slip road has now fully reopened."