Broken-down car on M1 exit ramp causes three mile traffic queues outside Northampton

Police have stopped all traffic.
Police have stopped all traffic.
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Traffic has slowed to a crawl on the M1 near Northampton after a car broke down on an exit ramp.

Police have stopped all traffic on the M1 Northbound at junction 17 between Watford and Crick after a broken-down car blocked the exit ramp.

Severe delays of up to 45 minutes are developing with an average speed of five mph.