M1: All lanes re-opened but severe delays and six miles of traffic

Traffic flow at 9:49 am 8th Feb

The M1 at junction 28 has reopened after an earlier accident – but delays stretch for six miles.

AA Roadwatch reports:

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‘Queueing traffic for six miles due to earlier accident , a van and a tanker involved on M1 Southbound from J28 A38 (Alfreton / Mansfield) to J27 A608 Mansfield Road (Hucknall / Underwood). Congestion to J29 (Chesterfield / Mansfield). The A38 is also bad on approach to the motorway, as well as routes through Pleasley, Mansfield, Annesley and Ravenshead. All lanes re-opened shortly after 09:10 am.’