UPDATE: Huge queues after two lorries collide on A14 westbound in Northamptonshire

Highways England warning of massive delays for traffic heading towards M1

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 11:22 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 11:54 am

Highways England issued a warning of huge delays on the A14 in Northamptonshire after two lorries collided on Wednesday morning (January 29).

Both lanes westbound were briefly blocked following the crash between junction 2 for Kelmarsh and junction 1 at Welford at just after 11am.

Initial reports suggested a 30-minute delay for traffic heading towards the M1 and M6 from Kettering with queues of nearly four miles building up back to junction 3 at Rothwell.

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Delays on the A14 in Northamptonshire following lorry crash.

Emergency services and traffic officers are on the scene but a Highways England spokesman advised: "Recovery and clean up will not be quick so please look for alternative routes for your journey if possible."

Highways Agency tweeted their warning of delays.