Welcome to the rolling news live blog where you'll find all the latest news and traffic, travel, sport and weather updates for Burton and the surrounding area. If it's happening, you'll hear it here first. If it's happening in the wider world and we think you'll be interested, this is where you will find it. We will keep you up to date on all you need to know.

We're hoping you can be our eyes and ears in your own communities so if you spot something going on you can email reporter Beth Pridding at beth.pridding@burtonmail.co.uk or call us on 01283 245031.

Queuing traffic on the M1 northbound

An earlier accident on the M1 is causing delays for commuters on the M1 northbound. The accident happened between J29 A617 / A6175 (Chesterfield / Mansfield) and J29a Markham Lane (Markham Vale / Bolsover), according to traffic and travel information website Inrix. This is causing slow traffic. Lane four was briefly closed to assist and all lanes have been re-opened.

Queuing traffic on the M1 southbound

An accident on the M1 is causing delays for commuters on the M1 southbound. The accident has involved two cars and a van and highways officers are working to move the vehicles onto the hard shoulder.

Traffic news

There have been delays on the A38 this morning on the northbound carriageway between the A61 and M1 junctions due to overnight roadworks.

The tarmac had failed to set earlier this morning, causing delays, but the road was re-opened at around 7am.

Meanwhile, on the M1 southbound, traffic has been stopped due to a broken down van on the carriageway between junction 23A and 23 near East Midlands Airport.

Good morning!

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