Severe delays and lane closures on M1 around Northampton following crash

Severe delays on the M1 southbound this morning. Picture via AA travel news.
Severe delays on the M1 southbound this morning. Picture via AA travel news.

Two lanes have been closed on the M1 in Northamptonshire this morning (Tuesday).

Police, fire and ambulance are on the scene of the accident on the M1 southbound between junction 16 and junction 15.

Two lanes are currently closed and there are severe delays in the area with average speeds of 5mph.

10.23am UPDATE: The crash has now been cleared and traffic has returned to normal