Three lorries in M1 smash

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THREE lorries were involved in a pile-up on the M1 late at night.

Police were called to the southbound carriageway, between J9 and J8, at around 11.45pm last Wednesday (May25).

The road was closed for two-and-a-half hours so that the heavy good vehicles could be recovered and debris cleared from the road.

Some diesel was also cleared fro the carriageway.

Firefighters from Hemel Hempstead, Redbourn and Markyate were called to the scene but were not needed on arrival.

One person is believed to have suffered minor injuries

The road was reopened just before 2.30am.