M1 lane blocked at Wakefield after rush-hour crash

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Drivers are being warned that a crash on the M1 near Wakefield has blocked the fast lane and traffic is starting to grind to halt.

The crash was reported shortly after 8am following the crash on the southbound carriageway close to J40, the A638 Wakefield Road.

Traffic is backed up to towards Kirkhamgate.