Severe delays on M1 north and southbound in Northamptonshire following a crash and a broken down lorry in the roadworks

There are delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire NNL-150303-115701001
There are delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire NNL-150303-115701001

A crash and a broken down lorry on the M1 in Northamptonshire caused long delays for drivers this morning.

One lane was closed and there queuing traffic on the northbound carriageway of the M1 between junction 18 for Crick and junction 19 at the Catthorpe Interchange because of an accident.

There was also one lane blocked and slow traffic on the southbound carriageway between 15a and 15 for Northampton due to a broken down lorry in the roadworks.

All lanes have now reopened and traffic has returned to normal.