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Traffic is being held back on the M1 Southbound to allow an air ambulance to land after an accident.

The long delays are between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes).

There is also congestion on M1 to J15a A43 / A5123 (Northampton Services / Towcester).

Northbound traffic was held momentarily but has been re-opened.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service said the the accident happened at 05.04 this morning.

Five crews are at the scene after a lorry left the road.



There is queueing traffic on the M1 Southbound between J26 A610 (Nottingham / Eastwood) and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way (Nottingham / Derby).

Two lanes have been closed due to a broken down lorry.


Roads reopened after M40 incident

M40 Credit: ITV News Central

Police have reopened roads after an incident on a bridge over the M40 was resolved.

Warwickshire Police said they were called just after 3pm yesterday (24 April) following reports of a man on a bridge near to junctions 15 and 16 of the M40.

Negotiators were able to bring the incident to a 'safe conclusion' by around 7pm and a man in his 30s has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Chief Superintendent Alex Franklin-Smith from Warwickshire Police said:

The threat of harm to both the individual concerned and to vehicles driving on the M40 was so significant, there was no alternative but to close the motorway and for it to remain closed until the incident had run its course.

– Chief Superintendent Alex Franklin-Smith

Travel disrupted after incident involving cyclist

Trams in Nottingham have been disrupted after a non-tram related incident involving a cyclist.

There is currently no service on Nottingham Express Transit between Nottingham Station and Queens Walk, and between Nottingham Station and ng2 due to emergency services dealing with an incident.

East Midlands Trains are accepting tickets and passes from Nottingham Station to Hucknall and Beeston.

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