Storm Gareth’s high winds cause fallen tree on M1

Delays have been caused on a busy stretch of the M1 after a tree fell on the carriageway due to high winds.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 10:42 am
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 10:43 am

Highways England reported the incident this morning, March 14, between junction 20 for Lutterworth and junction 21 for Leicester, following winds from Storm Gareth.

Two lanes were closed following the incident while Highways England cleared the tree.

It was cleared by 9.30am this morning however delays are still expected.

Traffic on the M1 before junction 33.