MOTORWAY CLOSURE: Motorist dies after crash on the M1 involving two lorries

One person has died after a collision between two lorries on the M1 south of Northamptonshire this morning.

The crash involving the two HGVs happened earlier this morning on the northbound carriageway of the M1 between junction 13 and 14 for Milton Keynes.

A spokeswoman for Thames Valley Police said: “At around 7am there was a fatal accident on the northbound stretch of the M1 between junctions 13 and 14.”

The accident is causing long delays in the area and on all surrounding routes. Diversions are in place.