Six miles of traffic and reports of collision on M1 at Wakefield

More than six miles of traffic has built up following a reported collision on the M1 at Wakefield this evening.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 5:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 5:27 pm

The incident took place on the southbound carriageway, close to junction 40 (Ossett), but traffic has already backed up to junction 44 (Rothwell).

There are reports that the road has been closed while officers attend the incident.

Congestion has also been reported on the M62 in the lead up to Lofthouse Interchange.

More than six miles of traffic has built up following a reported collision on the M1 at Wakefield this evening. Photo: Highways England.

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