Longs delays on M1 after two accidents near Northampton

Two accidents on the M1 near Northampton caused long delays for drivers this afternoon (Thursday, July 18).

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 3:46 pm
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Two lanes were blocked after a crash involving two lorries northbound from junction 15 for Northampton to junction 14 for Milton Keynes at around 2.30pm.

Highways England tweeted: "Delays of at least 30 minutes additional travel time on approach to the #M1 lane closures, 5 miles of congestion on approach."

And one lane was shut from junction 17 for Coventry and junction 16 for Northampton following a single-vehicle crash at around 2.15pm.

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Both accidents have been cleared and traffic is back to normal.