Time Incident Posted: 19:25

Incident Date: 25/01/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound junction 20 to 21

Incident Number: 3205

Incident Type: RTC

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Technical Rescue team from Southern Station and appliances from Lutterworth and Western Stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received from EMAS and the Police to a RTC on the M1 Northbound between junctions 20 and 21.
Initial information stated 9 or 10 vehicles involved.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Fire Crews confirmed 5 cars, 1 van and 1 HGV involved.
No one trapped. Fire crews started to triage the casualties. A doctor was on scene assisting the casualties.
Full closure of the M1 northbound is in place while crews move the vehicles to the hard shoulder.
Total of 17 people with minor injuries.

Public Statement Issued:


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