Monday morning queues on M1 southbound following shunt near Northampton

One lane is closed at junction 15 with traffic crawling

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 7:18 am
Updated Monday, 2nd August 2021, 7:20 am
Highways England jamcams showed traffic stalled near Rothersthorpe Services at 7.10am

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M1 southbound all through rush-hour on Monday (August 2) following a shunt near Northampton.

Highways England says lane one is closed just before junction 15 with reports of a van involved in the smash.

A spokesman said "Traffic Officers and East Midlands Ambulance paramedics are currently at scene, Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue are on their way.

"Congestion is building on the approach to the incident."

Queues were back to junction 16 by 7.10am with warnings of congestion until 9am.