M1 closed near Northampton after accident: emergency services are at the scene

Police, fire and ambulance are in attendance after accident shuts southbound carriageway and nearby link road

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 6:00 pm
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The M1 near Northampton and nearby roads have been closed after an accident this afternoon, Wednesady.

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National Highways East Midlands tweeted at around 5.30pm: "#M1 southbound is being closed between J18 and J16 in #Northamptonshire due to a collision. This is also closing the #M45 eastbound between #A45 #Daventry and M1."

The police, paramedics and fire crews are in attendance, along with Highways officers.

No details have yet been released about the accident.