Recap: M1 queues near St Albans due to collision near Luton

February 26, 2022: Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound at junction 6A (M25, Watford)

February 26, 2022: Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound at junction 6A (M25, Watford) - Credit: National Highways

All lanes have reopened on the M1 near St Albans after a crash at Dunstable.

At around 1.35pm on Saturday, February 26, National Highways closed three out of four lanes on the M1 northbound due to a collision.

There were one-hour delays on the motorway with tailbacks to the M25 at Watford.

There was also congestion on the A414 between St Albans and Hemel Hempstead approaching the M1.

Queues on the M1 at St Albans after a collision near Dunstable

February 26, 2022: Queues on the M1 at St Albans after a collision near Dunstable - Credit: National Highways

At 3.08pm, National Highways tweeted to say that the incident had been cleared.

A statement read: "All lanes have been reopened on the M1 northbound between junction 8 (Hemel Hempstead) and junction 9 (Dunstable) following an earlier collision."

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