UPDATE: M1 reopens after crash near St Albans

Roads have been closed across Welwyn Hatfield and Poters Bar by floods.

Roads have been closed across Welwyn Hatfield and Poters Bar by floods. - Credit: Archant

The M1 has now reopened southbound between J8 and J6 following an earlier accident.

The motorway was closed in both directions between J7 and 6a after a car overturned on the slip road for the A414.

The driver of the car has been taken to hospital by ambulance.