TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays on M1 motorway near Leeds

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Congestion on the M1 motorway near Leeds has cleared after a two-vehicle collision this morning.

Highways England said one lane on the northbound carriageway of the M1 had to be closed when a lorry and car crashed between junctions 39 and 40 at Wakefield at around 7am.

Traffic was temporarily stopped while the vehicles were moved and all lanes have since reopened.