M1 motorway closed

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THE M1 motorway has been closed by police.

The northbound carriageway between junction 36 and junction 39 at Durkar is shut.

And the southbound carriageway is closed between junction 38 at Woolley and junction 36 at Tankersley.

Diversions are in place and motorists have been warned to expect long delays.

Police have not yet released any details about the incident.