Motorists are being urged to avoid the M1 after a horror smash in which two people were killed.
Two men died in the collision after a motorist went the wrong way along the motorway.
Emergency services were alerted to the smash near Kegworth, Leicestershire, at around 2am today.
An 87-year-old motorist and a 27-year-old passenger in a van were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Before the collision, police had received reports of a car travelling the wrong way along the southbound carriageway.
The road is expected to be closed for hours.