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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.

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Long delays and congestion are expected:

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.

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