TRAFFIC: Severe delays of two hours reported after multi-vehicle crash on M1

Traffic map correct as of 17:46. Taken from http://www.theaa.com/traffic-news/northampton%20uk/.
Traffic map correct as of 17:46. Taken from http://www.theaa.com/traffic-news/northampton%20uk/.

A serious crash has closed the third lane of the M1 near Northampton and delays of up to two hours have been reported.

A multi-vehicle collision has been reported between J15A and J16 near Northampton.

Queues of up to two hours have been reported as the third lane of the M1 is closed.

Queues of up to two hours have been reported as the third lane of the M1 is closed.

The crash is expected to be cleared between 19.15 and 19.30 tonight. In the meantime, severe delays are expected.