Road traffic accident reported on the M1 near Chesterfield

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The Highways Agency has highlighted a road traffic accident near Junction 29 at Chesterfield on the M1 motorway which is expected to cause some disruption.

Derbyshire police were called out and have been controlling the scene of the incident after it was highlighted about 2.20pm, today, Saturday, March 4.

The Highways Agency initially reported that the incident - involving two cars - was not causing any delays for other drivers.

However, subsequent reports have indicated that two lanes of the affected southbound carriageway have had to be temporarily closed causing some delays with heavy traffic building up.