Time Incident Posted: 22:10

Incident Date: 20/05/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound J22 to J23

Incident Number: 8191

Incident Type: RTC Multi Vehicles on Multi Lane Road

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:08

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire Engine and a Tactical Response Vehicle from Loughborough, 1 Fire Engine from Coalville and the Technical Rescue Team from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 23:15


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from passer by to a Road Traffic Collision involving 1 HGV, 1 Passenger Coach and 1 Car. Car and Passenger Coach collided with Central Reservation on Motorway.
1 Male suffering self-extricated from Car and taken to Hospital by East Midlands Ambulance Service, 21 passengers on coach with a couple having minor injuries trapped on coach as exits compromised during collision. Technical Rescue team worked to enable passengers off the coach to awaiting relief passenger coaches which transported passengers off the Motorway.

M1 Northbound closed completed from J22 to J23 and Lane 3 of the Southbound from J23 to J22 closed due to incident.

Updated Incident Information: STOP MESSAGE - 23:01 - Incident handed over to Police for recovery of vehicles. All coach passengers transferred to relief coaches.

Public Statement Issued:


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