Crash blocks one lane with 50mins queues on A14 near Rothwell

Traffic crawling past scene during Wednesday morning rush-hour

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 8:51 am
Highways England jamcams showed traffic crawling with one lane blocked near Rothwell

A rush-hour crash is causing severe queues on the A14 eastbound near Rothwell on Wednesday morning.

Highways England reported one lane is blocked while emergency services deal with the shunt between junctions three and four.

A spokesman said traffic is crawling past the scene with tailbacks to junction two and delays of up to 50 minutes for drivers heading towards Kettering from the M6.

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Traffic is also queueing on the A6 southbound as traffic struggles to join the A14.

The incident is not expected to clear until mid-morning.