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ROAD: Severe delays for 6 miles on M1 after fuel spillage

There are severe delays and queueing traffic for 6 miles on M1 Northbound after a fuel spillage.

It's affecting traffic between J15A A43 / A5123 (Towcester / Northampton Services) and J16 A45 / A4500 (Northampton West / Daventry), congestion on M1 to J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton).

There has also been at least one accident in the queues.

Lane three is open but lane one and two are expected to stay closed until 1pm for investigation work.

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ROADS: M1 NORTHBOUND - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

The M1 Northbound is closed between J15A A43 / A5123 (Towcester / Northampton Services) and J16 A45 / A4500 (Northampton West / Daventry).

It's because of a fuel spillage and accident, which involved two lorries and a car.

The accident happened around 04:20, with trapped traffic behind the accident still being turned around.

Police hope to have lane three reopened by 07:30, but say lanes one and two could stay closed until 13:00.

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