Drivers faced queues in both directions following a crash on the A43 between Northampton and Kettering this morning.
Police were called to the accident involving three vehicles at about 7.45am.
A police spokesman said an ambulance was also called, but there were no injuries.
Traffic was reduced to one lane as officers directed traffic around the scene between Moulton and Sywell.
There were queues in both directions, including vehicles queuing back to the Hannington turn for drivers heading towards Northampton.
Police said the road was cleared by about 8.50am, with one vehicle left to be recovered.