Driver killed in M1 accident

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A man died on the M1 motorway after he crashed his car

A man died on the M1 motorway after he crashed his car.

His Audi A4 convertible collided with the central reservation and crossed all three lanes of traffic before landing in a field.

It happened just at 4.12pm last night on the northbound carriage way just outside Garforth, Leeds.

The 42-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said the motorway was closed just after the incident and re-opened at around 8pm.

Anyone with information should contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101.