Time Incident Posted: 18:15

Incident Date: 12/08/2021

Incident Location: M1 North J21 - J21A

Incident Number: 12383

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:31

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: 5 vehicle Road Traffic Collision involving 3 cars, mini bus & 1 lorry. No persons trapped.
Multiple casualties with varying degrees of injuries being assessed by EMAS & Fire Service staff.
Later confirmed as 11 casualties in total (all walking wounded)
M1 North is currently closed.

Updated Incident Information: STOP @ 19:27
Incident handed over to Police and Highways Agency for traffic management

Public Statement Issued:


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