SERIOUS M1 CRASH: Carriageway re-opens

Highways England has re-opened a stretch of the motorway which was closed off following a serious crash today (October 24).

By Danielle Hayden
Saturday, 24th October 2015, 3:06 pm

The Southbound carriageway of the M1 between J27 for Annesley and J28 for Alfreton was closed off after a collision which took place about midday.

The Northbound carriageway was also blocked due to an emergency air ambulance landing, but re-opened just after 1pm.

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Heavy traffic was built up in the area and a diversion was put in place.

A Highways England spokesman said the congestion is now starting to clear.