M1 southbound closed

THE M1 southbound at Flore has been closed following a serious road traffic accident.

The carriageway is closed between junctions 16 (Flore) and 15a (A43/Rothersthorpe Services) and motorists are being advised to seek alternative routes while the emergency services attend the scene.

It is unknown at this stage how long the road is likely to be closed for, however, it is likely to be some time.