Horse on the M1 at Wakefield causes rush hour traffic chaos

The sliproad to the M1 at Carr Gate has re-opened after a horse was reportedly on the loose.

By Nick Frame
Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 8:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 9:34 am
The horse has been moved.
The horse has been moved.

Traffic had begun to build on the southbound carriageway after the police cordoned off the area before 7.30am.

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It was reported that the queues snaked as far back as J43.

Traffic was held between 7.45am and 8.10pm while the horse was safely moved.