UPDATE: M1 reopens after FIVE vehicle crash

The M1 motorway has now reopened after a FIVE vehicle crash which took place earlier this morning.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 11:21 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:58 am
Photo courtesy of @DerbyshireRPU.
Photo courtesy of @DerbyshireRPU.

The serious incident - which took place between J26 (Nottingham) and J28 (Mansfield) - closed the northbound carriageway for some time.

The accident involved four cars and one Mercedes lorry. One of the cars overturned as a result of the collision.

Derbyshire and Notts police and the Notts Fire and Rescue all attended but there are not believed to be any serious injuries.

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The Highways Agency say the clean-up is now complete, all closures are lifted and traffic is now ‘flowing freely’.

They also say they would like to thank road users for their patience.