M1 crash causes long delays between Junction 20 and 21 in Leicestershire
A crash has caused long delays on the M1 through Leicestershire.
The accident happened on the northbound carriageway of the M1 between Junction 20 at Lutterworth and 21at Leicester Forest East at midday.
Emergency crews were called to the scene after it was reported up to eight vehicles were involved in the collision.
The northbound carriageway was shut entirely for a period while police and firefighters dealt with the aftermath of the incidents.
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So far no details of any casualties have been released.
At 2pm two lanes of the carriageway had been reopened allowing built up traffic to begin moving again.