TRAFFIC NEWS: Major motorway delays after lorry and car collide in Northamptonshire

Traffic is backing up towards Watford Gap services on the M1 southbound due to a collision.
Traffic is backing up towards Watford Gap services on the M1 southbound due to a collision.

A collision between a car and a lorry is causing major delays on the M1 in Northamptonhshire this morning.

The motorway is partially blocked on the southbound carriageway following the crash at junction 16 for the A4500 Northampton and Daventry.

There are currently queues of 25 minutes stretching back towards Watford Gap services.