LIVE: Police close part of M1 to deal with car crash

Police are diverting traffic on the M1 tonight while they deal with a car that has hit the central reservation and is facing the wrong way.

Police are dealing with a car facing the wrong way on the M1 tonight.

It is on the southbound carriageway near junction 42 and the car has leaked oil and fuel which means the road has to be closed while it is cleared.

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Highways England said: "We will need to stop the carriageway to deal with this incident."