Two accidents on the M1 near Northampton caused long delays for drivers this afternoon (Thursday, July 18).
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.
Both accidents have been cleared and traffic is back to normal.