Two lanes blocked on M1 in Northamptonshire after two HGVs crash during rush hour

Two lanes blocked on M1 in Northamptonshire after two HGVs crash during rush hourHighways england cameras showed one of the trucks stranded in lane one of the M1

Two HGVs have collided on the M1 in Northamptonshire during Thursday’s morning rush hour. Highways England say the trucks are blocking two lanes on the northbound stretch between Junction 16 — the turn-off for the A45 and Daventry — and the M45 following the shunt at around 8am. There is no hard shoulder on the smart motorway section of the M1.

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Sensors showed traffic coping well, however, and a spokesman said: “Traffic Officers are currently at scene and recovery is on the way to the area to assist.”

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