Live: M1 closed Southbound at J15 after serious crash

Motorists are being warned of heavy traffic on the M1 southbound, after a serious collision in Northamptonshire.

The incident occurred between Junction 15 & 14 in Northamptonshire, but caused long tailbacks of traffic. The motorway is expected to remain shut between these junctions until at least 5.30pm.

Police and emergency services are at the scene, including the Air Ambulance.

It’s believed a lorry and a van were involved in the incident, however no details have been released of any injuries.

Diversions are in place at Junction 15, onto the A508, with drivers being able to rejoin the M1 at Junction 14.

Police are asking drivers to allow extra time for their journeys or avoid the area if possible.