M1 blocked after multi-vehicle crash

The M1 motorway is currently blocked up with traffic due to an earlier multi-vehicle accident.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 8:47 am
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 9:51 am

Two vehicles are thought to have been involved, shutting two lanes of the northbound carriageway at junction 42, with queues backed up past Carr Gate, Lofthouse and even Horbury.

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One lane was blocked and traffic began to build on both sides of the motorway.

The lane has now reopened but there are still reports of tailbacks.