The M1 Northbound in Milton Keynes has closed after a multi-vehicle accident occurred at around 5:55pm earlier this evening (24/03).
The M1 has temporarily closed between J11A (Dunstable Northern Bypass) to J13 (Milton Keynes South) as emergency services and traffic officers attend the scene.
Local drivers are advised to find alternative travel routes as reports of heavy congestion are starting to emerge - with long queues building up.
Highway England has advised drivers to take allow for extra time when commuting, saying: "Please be aware that this M1 incident is causing delays of 30 mins above normal journey time for this time of day.
"There is approximately three miles of slow-moving traffic on approach to J11A. Please allow plenty of extra time for your journey if you are travelling in the area."
It is currently unknown if anyone has been injured.
More updates to follow.