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Travel time is 1 hour and 20 minutes on the M1 northbound

Drivers are being warned of major delays on the M1 this morning after a multi-vehicle accident which left five people injured.

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How to drive in snow and ice safely this winter - according to the police

It is the time of year when temperatures plummet and waking up to a blanked of frost is not an unusual occurence.

Officers from police forces across the area have all been issuing advice to motorists to keep themselves safe when they are out and about.

Read the full story here.

Five people injured in crash which has closed the M1

Five people have been injured in the multi-vehicle crash and are being assessed by paramedics at the scene.

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This lorry was badly damaged in the multi-vehicle collision
This lorry was badly damaged in the multi-vehicle collision

A cold end to meteorological autumn

Despite it being a cold day, there will be plenty of late autumnal sunshine across the region. The odd wintry flurry is possible, mainly in the far east and a brisk northerly wind continuing through the day, will make it feel more like freezing. Temperatures will reach highs of 5C.

Tonight will be cold and clear for many, with a widespread sharp frost developing once again. The odd wintry shower is still possible across the far east and temperatures are expected to fall to -3C.

It gets colder in the winter and autumn because of the tilt of the Earth
It gets colder in the winter and autumn because of the tilt of the Earth (Image: Getty)

Accident with four lorries closes M1 northbound

Motorists setting off on their morning commute are being warned about disruption on a major route after an incident involving four lorries.

There is currently queuing traffic on the M1 Northbound between J29 A617/A6175 (Chesterfield / Mansfield) and J30 A616/A6135 (Worksop/Sheffield South). A broken down lorry has been hit near J29a while it had stopped in lane one (of four), the road was closed just before 06.30am.

There is a diversion in operation.