Long queues on M1 South as crash causes eight-mile tailback

Drivers heading south face long delays after a smash on the M1 has left one lane closed near junction 24.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 8:14 am
Updated Thursday, 18th March 2021, 8:16 am

Long queues - as far back as eight miles - are building on the M1 South following the crash which initially saw two lanes shut near East Midlands Airport.

Highways England say there are 60-minute delays on the approach to the collision above usual journey times - spanning eight miles.

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The scene at Junction 24A. Photo: Highways England

Average speeds on approach to the incident are less than 10mph.

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