Six miles of queuing traffic on M1 in Northamptonshire following car fire

A car fire on the M1 in Northamptonshire has led to delays of up to half an hour heading southbound.

Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 10:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 10:32 am
Delays of up to 25 minutes have been reported on the M1 Southbound in Northamptonshire.

Up to six miles of queuing traffic has been reported between junctions 17 near Dunchurch and 16 near Daventry.

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One lane remains closed following the car fire at around 8am this morning (December 10).

The car was extinguished and recovered by 09:20 but the lane closure remains in place. Delays of up to 25 minutes have been reported.