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M1 blocked northbound between J23 and J23A – long delays – diversion

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.

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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

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