Three lorry drivers are in hospital after a crash involving five lorries on the M1 in Derbyshire.
The accident happened just north of Trowell Services on the northbound carriageway shortly after 3 o'clock this morning.
Two of the lorry drivers were trapped in their cabs and had to be freed by fire and rescue services.
The condition of the three lorry drivers who were taken to hospital is unknown.
The accident has blocked the entire northbound carriageway and the motorway remains closed.
Diversions mean there is heavy traffic around the whole area
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Despite receiving treatment at the scene, the man was pronounced dead shortly after.
Cloud will largely clear this evening, although with variable cover and few light showers over the Derbyshire hills.
The rain will clear during the evening so the rest of the night will be dry and mild with long clear periods.