Breaking news: Two and a half miles of queuing traffic after crash on M1 in Leicester

A lane has been closed on the M1 northbound in Leicester, following a collision at around 5pm today, causing miles of queuing traffic.

The incident occurred near Junction 21 of the M1 northbound. It’s believed the collision involves a motorcyclist.

Emergency services are at the scene. The accident has led to approximately 2½ miles of queuing traffic on the M1. In addition, there is another 2½ miles of queuing traffic on the nearby M69 motorway, approaching J21.

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