Delays on M1 at Hemel Hempstead junction after multi-vehicle collision

The junction has reopened – but there is still congestion

The closure was announced earlier today.
The closure was announced earlier today.

The M1 northbound between junction 6a and junction 8 was closed today when several cars collided on the road.

At around 11am, National Highways East announced that two of the four lanes were closed and that Hertfordshire Police were on the route to the collision.

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Half an hour later, it was reported that all vehicles had been moved onto the hard shoulder and that all lanes were now open again between the M1 and M25.

National Highways East said: “There is approx. 2 miles of congestion, please allow an additional 10 to 15 minutes on to your current journey time.”