Summary

Traffic updates recap after M1 closed by police near Watford

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  • The M1 was initially closed northbound between Junction 5 (Watford) and Junction 6 (Bricket Wood) earlier this morning.
  • Herts Police confirmed that road closures were expected to remain "for some time" at around 3.45am today (October 12).
  • Just before 8pm the force said it had lifted its road closures in the motorway.
  • At around 10.45am National Highways confirmed traffic is moving again.
  • A man was confirmed dead at the scene and police have appealed for more information on what happened.
  • Traffic returned to normal by the afternoon.

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