TRAVEL: M1 closed near Milton Keynes after collision causes lorry to overturn

    The stretch of the M1 near Milton Keynes has been closed this morning (19/7) due to a collision that has resulted in a lorry overturning.

    (UPDATE 11:45am: The M1 is now open on both sides)

    All lanes, both southbound and northbound, have been stopped on the M1 between Junctions 13 and 14 as of 10:00 this morning.

    Highways England says that there was a collision, believed to be on the southbound carriageway, and vehicles have overturned as a result. 

    Thames Valley Police and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are currently dealing with the incident. Teams have reported a car transporter lorry on its side, blocking lanes, and another vehicle on its roof. 

    The collision took place just off of the M1 Junction 14 sliproad. 

    Northbound traffic is currently being held and it is expected to be released by around 11am. The southbound carriageway is expected to remain closed for the time being.

    Drivers are being advised to avoid the M1 between Junctions 13 and 14 while the incident is dealt with.

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