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Crash causes long queues on M1 near Watford - live

By James Cowen

Last updated:

    There have been huge queues on the M1 this evening following a crash.
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  • Emergency services were dealing with the collision which occurred north of junction 8 for Hemel Hempstead.
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  • There were no injuries, police said.
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  • Two lanes were due to the crash and there was at least 6.5 miles of congestion, with queues tailing back to before Watford.
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  • There were also severe delays on local routes including the A41, A414, and A405 but this has now all cleared.
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  • For further updates and images, see our blog below.