Police closed lane on M1 near Chesterfield after drivers spot boiler suit hanging from a tree

A lane was closed on the M1 southbound near Chesterfield and Mansfield following a report to police due to concern for a person’s safety.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 11:22 am

A passer-by contacted emergency services when they believed they saw a person in a tree near the roadside between J29 Mansfield/Chesterfield and J28 Tibshelf.

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Derbyshire Police confirmed that they attended the scene this morning (January 24) and found that it was in fact just a boiler suit that was hanging in the tree.

The road has now reopened.

J28 near Tibshelf