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Man fighting for his life after 4 lorry crash closed M1

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving four lorries closed the M1 motorway in Leicestershire. Credit: Highways England

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving four lorries closed the M1 motorway in Leicestershire this morning (7th February).

Police were called to the M1 northbound between junctions 20 and 21 at 3.20am. The fire and ambulance crews also attended the scene.

A 47-year-old man has been taken to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and is believed to be in a serious condition.

The M1 was closed northbound all morning and there were delays on the southbound stretch for several hours.

Leicestershire Police want to speak to anyone with information or dash cam footage.