Animals on M1 between junctions for Nottingham and East Midlands airport

Junction 24 of the M1 this morning.
Junction 24 of the M1 this morning.

Early-morning drivers had to contend with animals on the M1 between the junctions for Nottingham and East Midlands airport.

Motorists found that the hard shoulder and one lane were closed between junctions 25 and junction 24.

The incident was cleared by 5.50am this morning.