All lanes of the M1 Southbound have now re-opened following an earlier closure to remove hanging debris from an overhead gantry. Delays are thought to be clearing.
The M1 is closed Southbound with traffic queueing. It's due to a clean up operation which is underway to remove debris thought to be hanging down from an overhead gantry between J26 A610 Nottingham and Eastwood and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way for Nottingham / Derby.
Lanes two, three and four were originally closed as a precaution due to hanging debris, however this precaution has now been extended across all lanes.
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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.
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There is congestion back to J24a (Derby/Stoke/East Midlands Airport) and J24 (Kegworth / East Midlands Airport).
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One lane is closed on the M1 Northbound between J30 A616 / A6135 at Worksop/Sheffield South and J31 A57 at Sheffield/Worksop.
The closure is in place due to an accident between a lorry and a car.
There is queueing traffic and the M1 northbound is partially blocked due to an accident between J14 A509 (Milton Keynes) and J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton).
The accident has happened half way between J14 and J15. Emergency services are on scene.
M1 Northbound is still blocked with stationary traffic due to an earlier serious accident involving two carsthat led to an air ambulance landing.
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 is blocked in both directions with stationary traffic due to a serious accident
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.