Multi-vehicle crash on M1 causes severe delays - live updates

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Two lanes are closed on the southbound carriageway of the M1 near Alfreton following a crash this morning.

The multi-vehicle collision took place between Junction 29 A617/A6175 for Chesterfield and Mansfield and Junction 28 A38 for Alfreton/Mansfield at around 6.30am.

Two lanes are closed and motorists face delays of up to 60 minutes during rush hour.

Highways England tweeted from its account to report the incident.

A tweet said: "2 lanes (of 4) are closed on the M1 southbound between J29 and J28 near Bolsover due to a multi-vehicle collision. Recovery has been arranged, delays are building on approach."

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