A14 clean-up could take until the afternoon following morning rush-hour crash near Kettering

National Highways report up to five mile queues after shunt involving Mercedes and pick-up truck

Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 11:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 11:14 am
The wrecked Mercedes following Tuesday's crash on the A14

National Highways say congestion following a smash on the A14 near Kettering could last into Tuesday afternoon (November 30).

One lane remains blocked after a black Mercedes and pick-up truck collided on the westbound carriageway between the A6 and Kelmarsh before 9am.

Traffic sensors were still registering queues of up to five miles at 10.30am.

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A pick-up truck wound up in bushes following the A14 shunt

And an agency spokesman warned: "Lane one of two will remain closed while a spillage is treated and until the carriageway is assessed.

"There is currently congestion back to junction four adding at least 25 minutes to normal journey times. Please approach with caution."