Multi-vehicle crash on M1 in Leicestershire causes traffic delays

Traffic was held on the M1 carriageway this morning, following a multi-vehicle collision in Leicestershire.

The incident happened at around 7am on the southbound carriageway, between Junctions 20 and 21, closing all but one lane.

All the vehicles involved have now been moved to the hard shoulder and all lanes have reopened. Emergency services remain on scene.

Drivers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys as residual delays remain on the approach.