Four miles of queues on M1 after HGV breaks down

The broken down HGV. Picture by Highways England.
The broken down HGV. Picture by Highways England.

Motorists are being warned about long delays on the M1.

According to Highways England, one lane is closed on the M1 southbound, within the roadworks between J24a and J24, due to a broken down HGV.

There is approximately four miles of slow moving traffic.

Two lanes are open past the stranded vehicle.