Long delays of up to 30 minutes reported on M1 Northbound near Northampton

Traffic news from the Chronicle & Echo ahead of the afternoon commute.
Traffic news from the Chronicle & Echo ahead of the afternoon commute.

Three lanes are closed on the M1 Northbound near Northampton ahead of the hometime commute this evening.

The M1 Northbound between J15A and J18 is experiencing long delays of up to 30 minutes after a road traffic accident.

Only the left-hand lane is open as of 4:40pm. The accident is expected to be cleared up by 5:45pm.