'Severe delays' as accident closes two lanes on M1 near Northampton

Traffic news
Traffic news

Two lanes are closed on the M1 near Northampton causing 'severe delays' of up to 21 minutes following an accident this morning (Thursday, August 22).

Southbound traffic is being held between between junction 15 for the A45 and Newport Pagnell services because of the crash.

Highways England tweeted that traffic officers and recovery vehicles are on the scene.

More to follow.