Crash closes M1 as Storm Conor heads for Scotland

Crash in early hours of Saturday closes motorway in Bedfordshire as high winds, snow and ice are forecast for northern parts of UK Two people are thought to be fighting for their lives and several others were also injured after a three-car collision on the M1 in the early hours of Saturday that threatened to create long delays for Christmas travellers. The northbound and southbound carriageways were closed between junctions 13 (Bedford) and 12 (Flitwick) after the accident, which took place just after 2.30am. Continue reading...