Tuesday travel: Two lanes blocked southbound on M1 in Northamptonshire

Highways England warn of four-mile queues after crash between Junction 18 and Junction 16
Queues building on the M1 at around 7am following an accident which closed two lanesQueues building on the M1 at around 7am following an accident which closed two lanes
Queues building on the M1 at around 7am following an accident which closed two lanes

An early-morning crash has closed two lanes on the M1 in Northamptonshire on Tuesday morning.

Highways England are warning drivers could face delays throughout the morning rush-hour on the southbound stretch between Watford Gap services and Junction 16.

The incident, which was first reported at around 5.30am, has closed the two outside lanes. Four-mile queues quickly built up and the traffic officers estimate it could take until nearly 9am for traffic to return to normal.

Highways England traffic maps show the stretch of the M1 affectedHighways England traffic maps show the stretch of the M1 affected
Highways England traffic maps show the stretch of the M1 affected

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