UPDATE: Jack-knifed caravan closes lanes on M1

Two lanes of the northbound M1 have been closed after a caravan jack-knifed.

Sunday, 10th July 2016, 4:10 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th July 2016, 6:06 pm
A jack-knifed caravan on the northbound M1 near the Chesterfield / Mansfield junction (photo: Highways Agency).
A jack-knifed caravan on the northbound M1 near the Chesterfield / Mansfield junction (photo: Highways Agency).

The accident happened a short time ago between junctions 28 (Alfreton) and 29 (Chesterfield).

The incident is already causing lengthy tailbacks and drivers are being advised to expect delays.

Recovery work is currently ongoing and it is hoped traffic will be moving again shortly.

A jack-knifed caravan on the northbound M1 (photo: Derbyshire Road Policing Unit).

More information will follow as and when we get it.

A jack-knifed caravan on the northbound M1 (photo: Derbyshire Road Policing Unit).