Delays on A1(M) after truck breaks down

Traffic on the southbound carriageway between Junction 60 and Junction 59 has been held up by the incident. Image copyright Google Maps.
Traffic on the southbound carriageway between Junction 60 and Junction 59 has been held up by the incident. Image copyright Google Maps.

Delays are hitting traffic heading south on the A1(M) after a HGV broken down.

The Highways Agency has said the truck has been moved, but has warned of delays on the approach to the scene, which is between Junction 60 at Bradlbury and Junction 59 at Burtree Gate.

Five miles of congestion has been caused by the incident, but is expected to clear soon.

Drivers have been warned to leave extra time for their journey.