Derbyshire traffic: Two vehicle accident causing problems on M1

The man was mistook for a would-be jumper
The man was mistook for a would-be jumper

A accident between two vehicles has caused two lanes of the M1 to be blocked this morning (Wednesday, July 9).

As a result there is heavy traffic on the southbound carriageway between junction 25, A52, and junction 24a.

On the A38 there is slow traffic on the northbound carriageway between the Palm Court Island and Little Eaton Island due to roadworks. Further along the A38 on the southbound carriageway in Little Eaton between the Coxbench Road junction and Little Eaton Island in the roadworks area.

There is congestion near the Ikea Island on the A610 in Nuthall.

Traffic is stop–start on the A635 Stamford Street westbound carriageway in Stalybridge at the B6176 Rassbottom Street traffic lights junction.