Leicester

Motorway closed after fatal crash in Leicestershire

One person has died and another has been airlifted to hospital after an accident on the M1 in Leicestershire.

Emergency crews were called to junction 22 on the southbound section near Ratby before 1700 BST after a car overturned, police said.

The southbound carriageway remained closed between junctions 22 and 21a for police investigations.

Traffic was redirected on to the A50 and A46 before the M1 reopened early on Tuesday.

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