Live: Delays on M1 southbound near East Midlands Airport after lorry breaks down

Motorists are facing 35 minute delays on the M1 after a HGV broke down on a slip road. The incident is at the exit slip at J24, for Kegworth, on the southbound carriageway, near to East Midlands Airport. A spokesperson for Highways England, writing on social media, said: “Customers are advised to use J24a as an alternative route.

“Please allow extra time for your journey.” According to Traffic England, normal traffic conditions will resume by 9.30am. Traffic monitoring system Inrix noted the 35 minute delays.

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