Lorry drivers survive M1 pile-up in Derbyshire

Four lorry drivers involved in a collision on the M1 this morning escaped without serious or life threatening injuries, police officers have revealed.

A number of lorries were involved in a collision on the M1 this morning

They were involved in a smash on the northbound stretch between junction 29A for Markham Vale and 30 for Barlborough.

The motorway was closed earlier but one lane has since re-opened to allow traffic to pass.

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Derbyshire Police said 'long delays' are to be expected throughout the morning while vehicle recovery work is carried out.

Lorry drivers survived a motorway pile-up this morning
One of the lorries involved in a motorway smash this morning
Lorry drivers survived a motorway pile-up this morning
One of the lorries involved in a motorway smash this morning