Lorry fire causes long delays on M1 in Northamptonshire

Delays on M1 north and south this afternoon
Delays on M1 north and south this afternoon

Traffic is slow on the M1 around Northampton this afternoon (Friday) following a lorry fire.

Slow traffic and tailbacks remain on the M1 Northbound between junction 16 for Daventry and junction 17 for Dunchurch/Coventry following a lorry fire earlier this afternoon.

All lanes have now reopened, although congestions remains both north and southbound.