Lane closures on M1 and M62 due to accident and breakdown

A broken down lorry and an accident are causing major problems in Wakefield and Pontefract.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 1:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:37 pm

At junction 41 for the A650, the M1 lane is closed on the entry slip road southbound at Carr Gate because of a broken down lorry.

In Pontefract, an accident between junction 41 for the M62 and junction 40 has closed one lane causing queuing traffic.

Motorists are warned of severe delays and asked to find an alternative route if possible.