M1 closed in Northamptonshire with more than 6 miles of queues after 2 lorries and car crash

Part of the M1 in Northamptonshire is closed after a serious crash involving two lorries and a car this evening, Thursday November 15.

Thursday, 15th November 2018, 5:51 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th November 2018, 8:01 pm
The scene of the crash on the M1. Photo: @Northants_RPU

The road is closed on the M1 Northbound from junction 16 for the A4500 for Daventry to junction 17 the M45 for Dunchurch / Coventry. R

Traffic is diverting off at junction 16 on the exit slip following the crash.

The air ambulance landed at the scene.

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There is at least six miles of stationary traffic reported by Highways England and a large amount of trapped traffic at scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Queues are back to Hartwell.

The scene of the crash on the M1. Photo: @Northants_RPU