Schoolbus full of children breaks down on motorway junction

A school bus full of children remains broken down on a motorway junction.

By Nick Frame
Thursday, 24th October 2019, 12:07 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th October 2019, 1:07 pm
The stranded bus at the junction.
The stranded bus at the junction.

The double-decker is stuck on the J42 northbound exit of the M1 to join the M62 near Lofthouse.

All the children have been safely transferred to a replacement vehicle and recovery is underway.

Highways England reported that the brakes on the vehicle have seized so moving it is proving difficult.

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The incident was first reported before 11am.

One of the exit lanes is closed causing traffic back into the M1.