Time Incident Posted: 11:00

Incident Date: 02/10/2020

Incident Location: M1 North J20-J21

Incident Number: 14504

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Lutterworth & Western, + Technical Rescue

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Road Traffic Collision involving 2 Heavy Goods Vehicles and one van. 1 male casualty assisted out of HGV by Ambulance crew and being assessed.
no other reported injuries. Northbound carriageway of M1 closed due to acetylene cylinder within van.
Fire Police Ambulance and Highways all in attendance

Updated Incident Information: STOP from Fire Service received.
Fire Service now leaving scene. Cylinders have been deemed safe.
Recovery company in attendance to move vehicles from Motorway.
Northbound carriageway remains shut. Southbound carriageway in process of being re-opened

Public Statement Issued:


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