M1 delays after crash

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A SMASH involving two cars on the M1 near Hemel Hempstead caused tailbacks this morning.

A blue Ford Fiesta in lane three swerved across lane four into the central reservation where it was shunted by a red Toyota Carina.

The crash happened at 8.15am between Junction 8 and 9 northbound and the road was closed for around 20 minutes.

The driver of the Fiesta suffered an eye injury and was taken to hospital.