Stretch of M1 near Northampton closed after multi-vehicle accident

Long queues have formed on the M1 near Northampton after several vehicles were involved in a crash.

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 11:27 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:18 pm
The M1 southbound is closed through Northamptonshire after a crash this morning.

Emergency services have been forced to close a stretch between junction 16 and junction 18.

Reports suggets a multi-vehicle accident on the southbound carriageway in the construction area near Watford Gap Services.

As a result there is stationary traffic and a detour is in operation.

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Drivers are being advised to exit at junction 18 and follow the hollow square symbol.

Official advice is to take the A5 south, then the A43 east to re-join the M1 at J15A.

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