UPDATE: Derbyshire road re-opened after serious smash

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Police have confirmed the A38 has re-opened after a serious smash left cars queueng for miles and a motorcyclist was taken to hospital.

The A38 Southbound re-opened after the incident between Coxbench and Ripley this morning and officers said the carriageway was clear at around noon.

Read more: Severe crash on Derbyshire A-road causes 'traffic chaos'

A motorcyclist involved in the crash is still in hospital at Queen#s Medical Centre recieving treatment for serious injuries, but his condition is not believed to be life threatening.