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Van crashes into central reservation on M1

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Two crashes cause long queues on M1 near St Albans

By Nathan Louis

Last updated:

    A person has sustained serious injuries after a van crashed into the central reservation on the M1 today.
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  • The motorway was brought to a standstill in both directions near Hemel Hempstead from 1.30pm today.
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  • The emergency services rushed to the scene, including an air ambulance which landed on the motorway.
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  • Police have confirmed the collision, which happened on the northbound carriageway, involved a single vehicle.
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  • The latest lines from the police are that one person has sustained serious injuries.
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  • Motorway traffic was brought to a standstill both ways as emergency services worked at the scene.
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  • An hour after the van crash, police were called to a separate crash which happened further back on the M1.
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  • Four vehicles were involved in a collision northbound near j6A for the M25.
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  • There were severe delays on the M1 and A414 earlier this afternoon, but all delays have now cleared.