Six-mile queues on A14 in Northamptonshire following rush-hour crash

Highways England warning of 40-minute delays at Rothwell

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 8:18 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 8:28 am
One lane is blocked on the A14 on Wednesday morning

Traffic is tailing back for around six miles on the A14 near Rothwell followng a rush-hour crash.

HIghways England is reporting the smash between junction 4 and junction 5 on the eastbound side.

A spokesman said: "One lane is closed and there are currently delays of 40 minutes. Northants Police are currently at scene and recovery are on their way to the area to assist."

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Speed sensors show traffic crawling as far back as junction 2 for the A508 at just after 8am.

There are also delays on the A6 as vehicles struggle to join the A14 at junction 4.