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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.

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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.

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.

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Long delays and congestion are expected:

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ROADS: M1 - SOUTHBOUND - LONG QUEUES BUILDING

Queueing traffic on M1 Southbound due to resurfacing work and an accident. Credit: Highways England

There is very slow traffic on the M1 Southbound due to resurfacing work and an earlier accident involving four vehicles.

The road is closed between J22 A50 (Coalville) and J21A A46 (Leicester) with congestion on the M1 to J23 A512 (Loughborough).

Travel time is at least an hour with the disruption expected to last until the afternoon.

M1 Southbound between J22 and 21a expected to be shut until the afternoon

The M1 Southbound is closed between J22 and J21a for repair work after a four vehicle collision and a fire overnight.

Resurfacing is taking place after extensive fire damage to the motorway.

All three lanes are closed. The closure is likely to last until this afternoon.

Highways England says:

The diversion is to follow the solid circle, exit at junction 22, take the A50 southbound.

At the A50/A46 interchange, take the fourth exit onto the A46 southbound, to rejoin the M1 at junction 21a.

– Highways England

M1 Southbound closed for emergency repair after accident

The M1 is closed Southbound between J22 A50 / A511 (Coalville) and J21A A46 (Leicester North / Kirby Muxloe) due to resurfacing work after an earlier accident involving two vehicles.

Resurfacing is expected to be ongoing throughout the morning peak period.

Highways England are advising of this diversion: "Exit at J22 take the A50 southbound. At the A50/A46 interchange take the 4th exit onto A46 southbound to re-join M1 at J21A."

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