The M1 in Leicestershire is blocked northbound between J23 (Shepshed Interchange) and J23a (Kegworth Interchange), due to a collision.
The M1 in Leicestershire is closed northbound between J23 (Shepshed Interchange) and J23a (Kegworth Interchange), due to a collision.
Leicestershire Police, Fire, Ambulance Services and National Highways Traffic Officers are on scene.
A full collision investigation has been deemed necessary due to the severity of injuries sustained in the incident.
There is currently a delay of over 1.5 hours and 6 miles of congestion.
A diversion route is available (follow the route marked with solid diamond symbol on local road signs):
- Exit the M1 at J23 and turn left on to the A512 westbound
- Continue on the A512 westbound to J13 of the M42/A42
- Take the fifth exit from the junction roundabout on to the A42 northbound
- Remain on the A42 northbound and merge on to the M1 northbound at J23a