Traffic recap after M1 shut following crash near Watford

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  • The M1 was shut between junction 6 for Bricket Wood and junction 5 for Watford from around 9am.
  • It followed a crash in the motorway this morning (May 13).
  • Traffic was stopped to move the vehicles involved clear of the live lanes.
  • There were 45-minute delays and miles of traffic, according to National Highways.
  • A silver Astra Breeze and a truck were reportedly involved in the "damage-only" crash.
  • Police attended and both vehicles were recovered at the roadside.

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