TRAFFIC ALERT: Warning to motorists after accident closes one lane of M1 near Junction 17

Image: Highways England
Image: Highways England

Drivers are being warned of delays on the M1 southbound near Junction 17 after a crash involving a car and a lorry.

Highways England tweeted at about 3.15pm to say that only two lanes were open between Junction 17 and 15 after an accident.

It was expected to clear by 5.15pm but drivers were warned to expect delays.

No details have been given as to any injuries.