Three miles of queuing traffic on M1 after crash

The M1.
The M1.

Motorists on the M1 are faced with three miles of queuing traffic after a crash.

Two out of three lanes on the motorway southbound between junction 23 and junction 22 are blocked.

Highways England said traffic officers have temporarily halted traffic at the scene.

A Highways spokesman said: "We have halted traffic so that we can safely clear the debris."

Delays of approximately half an hour are expected.