BREAKING: M1 closed after huge lorry pile-up – commuters in miles of traffic

The crash is thought to have taken place near J17 with traffic backed up to J18.

Motorists have been advised to try and avoid the area.

Traffic conditions are expected to return to normal by midday today.

The M45 eastbound to the M1 is also closed at the B4429 junction at Dunchurch.

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