M1 at Wakefield closed in both directions due to 'serious' incident

The M1 is closed both ways has been closed in both directions between junction 41 and junction 40 due to a crash.

By Leanne Clarke
Wednesday, 6th April 2022, 3:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th April 2022, 6:42 pm

There is queueing traffic between junction 41 A650 (Carr Gate) and junction 40 A638 Wakefield Road (Ossett/Wakefield)

Congestion is reported to back up to junction 42 (Lofthouse) southbound, and junction 39 (Wakefield) northbound.

Routes through Wakefield and Tingley are heavier with traffic divering.

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Emergency services are currently at the scene.

The M1 is closed both ways has been closed in both directions between junction 41 and junction 40 due to a crash.