Collision on M1 in which lorry catches fire

The M1 northbound was closed this afternoon close to Junction 8, following a multi-vehicle collision.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 6:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:47 am
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Police were called to the scene at 3.53pm and the incident is believed to have involved a lorry and at least one car. The lorry was on fire.

The M1 northbound was closed but police have now opened Lanes 3 and 4.

Ambulance and fire crews also attended the scene, and it is understood some people suffered minor injuries.