Six miles of queues and delays of nearly an hour on the M1 near Northampton after vehicle fire

6/27/2022 11:15:00 AM

Delays on the M1

Delays on the M1

Emergency services are on the scene

apply.Vehicle fire on M1 in Northamptonshire (Image: Highways England) There are 40-minute delays and lanes closed on the M1 this morning (June 27) due to a vehicle fire in Northamptonshire.glastonbury Meanwhile, the weather kept everyone on their toes with burning hot sun one minute and pouring rain the next.Tributes have been paid to a six-year-old after he died following a car accident.

National Highways East Midlands reported the fire at around 8.40am on Monday and said three lanes out of four were closed southbound between Junction 17 (M45) and Junction 16 (Northampton).Lanes one, two and three (of four) are closed causing severe traffic issues in the area, according to travel provider Inrix.Emergency services are at the scene.Waterproof poncho with a side helping of sun cream anyone? Celebrity spotting While there were a host of stars on the stages scattered around the 800-acre site, spotting the celebrities who are there as punters rather than performers is always a bit of fun, and this year didn't disappoint.An update at 9am said two of the three lanes had reopened by there were six miles of queues and delays of about 50 minutes.Traffic Officers are also at the incident while there are six miles of congestion causing 40-minute delays above standard travel time According to Google Maps, the traffic stretches back through Watford Gap services all the way to Crick.."The driver of the vehicle remains in hospital at present.

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