BREAKING NEWS: Motorway around Rugby closed after two crashes

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TWO crashes today (Monday) have forced the motorway around Rugby to close yet again.

The M1 is currenlty closed at junction 19 for Catthorpe northbound. Serious delays on surrounding roads are expected.

A police spokesman said: “Two road traffic collisions on the M1 have resulted in the M1 northbound being closed at Junction 19.

“It is not known how long the road will be closed but serious delays are expected on surrounding roads.”

In recent weeks the M1 and M6 have been forced to closed due to accidents on numerous occasions.

Today’s accident is near to the notorious Catthorpe Interchange junction which has been labelled an accident blackspot in recent years.