Lorry and car in collision on M1 Hertfordshire

Highways England is warning of severe delays on the M1 this morning.
Picture: Highways England

Highways England is warning of severe delays on the M1 this morning. Picture: Highways England - Credit: Archant

There are severe delays of up to two hours on the M1 due to a collision between Junction 8 for Hemel Hempstead and Junction 6A for the M25 this morning.

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Highways England is warning of delays of about two hours back to Junction 11 for Dunstable.

Highways England has stated: “Lanes 2, 3 and 4 (of 4) are closed with Cambridgeshire Police, Ambulance Services and Highways England Traffic Officers on scene.

“There are delays of approx 2 hours back to J11 (Dunstable) on the approach to the incident.

“Motorists are advised to allow additional travelling time if heading towards the area or consider alternative routes where possible.”

A police spokesman said: “Police were called shortly after 5.30am today to report a collision on the M1 southbound, near Junction 8.

“A car and a lorry were involved and three lanes were left blocked.

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“One person was taken to hospital.

“Recovery is currently being arranged for both vehicles.”