HGV driver seriously injured following M1 collision

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A HGV driver was seriously injured following an accident in the early hours of the morning.

The accident occurred at around 4.55am this morning (Friday, April 18) on the M1 southbound at Blackwell, south of Tibshelf services.

It was a collision involving two HGVs, where by one ran into the rear of the other within the road works controlled area.

The injured driver was taken to Northern General Hospital, in Sheffield, for treatment.

The Central Roads Policing Unit is investigating the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the unit on 0345 123333 quoting incident 100 of 18/04/14.