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Severe delays after M1 lorry crash

The lorry overturned damaging the carriageway and central reservation. Credit: Beds, Cambs and Herts Road Policing Unit

Drivers experienced hours of delays this morning after a John Lewis lorry overturned and spilled fuel over part of the M1 in Hertfordshire.

The vehicle ended up on its side as a result of the crash near Junction 8 of the northbound carriageway.

It happened just before 6am. No other vehicles are thought to have been involved and no-one was hurt.

The road re-opened at 11am but the Highways Agency is warning of delays of up to two hours.

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