Time Incident Posted: 00:17

Incident Date: 27/03/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound Junction 22 to Junction 23

Incident Number: 5596

Incident Type: RTC

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Coalville, 2 appliances from Loughborough and Technical Rescue Team from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from the Police to a RTC on the M1 motorway involving 1 HGV and several cars. On arrival Fire Service confirmed that there were multiple vehicles involved in RTC with 1 person trapped, extrication taking place by Fire service

Updated Incident Information: 00:34 - All three lanes of the motorway northbound closed between junction 22 and junction 23. 6 cars and 1 light goods vehicle involved in RTC. 1 person trapped and multiple walking wounded

00:46 - STOP - 1 casualty has now been extricated from vehicle. there are 2 walking wounded. All casualties are being treated by EMAS. All vehicles being made safe and equipment being made up. Lanes 2 and 3 of the southbound carriageway have now been closed.

Public Statement Issued:


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