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Travel: M1 northbound Derbyshire delays due to crash

Two lanes are blocked and there are reports of congestion due to a crash and oil spillage on the northbound M1 in Derbyshire.

It happened when a car and a lorry were in collision between junction 30 A616 / A6135 (Worksop / Sheffield South) and junction 31 A57 (Sheffield / Worksop).

The lorry is blocking lane one and two of four.

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Man jailed after Chesterfield police chase

Richard Hardy Credit: Derbyshire Police

A man has been jailed for two years following a police chase through Chesterfield in April this year.

Richard Hardy was convicted of five offences:

  • possession with intent to supply a Class A drug
  • driving whilst disqualified
  • using a vehicle without insurance
  • dangerous driving
  • pointing a blade in a public place

On April 5, Hardy of Wren Park Close in Grangewood continued driving his Renault Megane convertible through North Wingfield, Grassmoor and Wingerworth having been asked to stop by our officers.

He eventually came to a stop in Grangewood after crashing into a police car.

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