Two vehicle-smash blocks one lane on M1 near Northampton

Highways England warn drivers to allow extra time for journeys during Wednesday's morning rush hour

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 7:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 7:20 am
One lane is blocked on te M1 at Junction 15A on Wednesday morning

Drivers are being warned to allow extra time for their journeys during Wednesday's rush hour following after a smash on the M1 near Northampton.

Highways England say lane one of three is blocked at the junction 15A northbound exit slip due to a collision involving a car and van.

The northbound entry slip has been closed for recovery work.

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Traffic is tailing back on the A43 heading towards the M1 and also on the A45 at junction 15 as drivers struggled to join the motorway.

A spokesman said: "Traffic officers are on scene and are dealing with the incident but please take care on the approach to junction 15A and allow extra time for your journey."