UPDATE: Motorway re-opened after earlier closure due to concern for man's safety

Highways England now say the motorway has now re-opened.
Highways England now say the motorway has now re-opened.

Police have re-opened the M621 near Leeds after an incident earlier this morning concerning a man's safety.

Traffic was at a standstill on the M621 heading towards the M1 just after junction 2.

Police confirmed they were called to reports of concern for a man's safety.

Traffic at a standstill as police close M621 motorway
The ambulance service and fire crews were also in attendance.

Highways England now say the motorway has now re-opened.