Nine miles of congestion on M1 after 'significant' oil spillage

A 'significant' oil spillage from a traffic collision is causing chaos on the M1 this evening.

Highways England tweeted that the carriageway cleanup is now complete on M1 Northbound at J25, from the collision which took place this afternoon.

Ninemiles of congestion on M1 after 'significant' oil spillage

Ninemiles of congestion on M1 after 'significant' oil spillage

The spillage was affecting all lanes.

Resources will shortly be removing traffic management to get the road open.

There are currently delays of 90 minutes, with nine miles of congestion