Drivers facing 10 miles of tailbacks on the M1 in Northamptonshire

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Motorists on the M1 in Northamptonshire are facing 10 miles of tailbacks after two lanes of the motorway were closed following a crash.

Emergency services were called out to the M1 northbound junction 16 near Daventry after an accident between a lorry and a car.

There are currently 10 miles of tailbacks with congestion backing up to junction 15 near Northampton.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the northbound carriageway of the motorway.