A COW escaped from a field causing delays for commuters on the M1 this morning (Tuesday).
It was spotted by motorists close to the Northbound carriage way, on a verge behind the motorway barrier between junctions 38 and 39 at 7.50am.
A Highways Agency spokesman said: “West Yorkshire Police officers managed to shoo it back into the safety of the field.”
And Highways Agency Traffic Officers put a rolling road block in place to slow traffic down in case the animal jumped into the motorway.
It was cleared by 8.30am.