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ROADS: M1 - BOTH DIRECTIONS - LEICESTERSHIRE

ROADS: M1 - BOTH DIRECTIONS - LEICESTERSHIRE Credit: ITV News Central

The M1 Northbound carriageway is closed in Leicestershire between J23 and J23A due to an accident.

The lorry crossed the central reservation, closing two lanes on the Southbound side as well.

There is congestion back to J24a (Derby/Stoke/East Midlands Airport) and J24 (Kegworth / East Midlands Airport).

ROADS: M1 - BOTH DIRECTIONS - LEICESTERSHIRE Credit: ITV News Central

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M1 northbound in Leicestershire likely to remain closed till mid evening

M1 Northbound is still blocked with stationary traffic due to an earlier serious accident involving two carsthat led to an air ambulance landing.

Credit: Highways England

The collision took place between J20 A4303 / A4304 (Lutterworth) and J21 M69 / A563 (Leicester).

The southbound carriageway was also blocked to allow the air ambulance to land and re-opened at 4:20pm.

The Northbound carriageway is likely to remain closed until at least the middle part of the evening. Trapped traffic is being turned around and released.

M1 blocked in both directions for air ambulance landing after serious accident

M1 is blocked in both directions with stationary traffic due to a serious accident

Credit: Highways England

Two cars were involved in a collision between J20 A4303 / A4304 (Lutterworth) and J21 M69 / A563 (Leicester).

Accident is on the Northbound carriageway. The Southbound carriageway has been blocked to allow the air ambulance to land.

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Two lanes closed on the M1 northbound in Nottingham due to overturned lorry

Two lanes still remain closed due to an overturned lorry on the M1 northbound as recovery works are being carried out.

Credit: Highways England

Long delays and congestion are expected:

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