TRAFFIC: Car crashes under motorway barrier causing congestion on M1

The stricken vehicle.
The stricken vehicle.
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Two lanes are closed on a stretch of the M1 while a crashed car awaits recovery.

The occupants escaped with minor injuries after the car over-turned near the Woolley turn of at junction 38 this morning.

Police say that traffic in the area is moving but slowly.

Earlier all three lanes had been closed and traffic was being diverted across the slip roads.

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