Swan on the loose causing traffic chaos at Wakefield

Traffic is backing up this morning following reports of a swan loose on the motorway.

By Nick Frame
Thursday, 30th January 2020, 9:01 am
Updated Thursday, 30th January 2020, 9:02 am
Police are at the scene.
Police are at the scene.

Highways England have reported that the bird was spotted in lane three of the northbound carriageway of the M1 close to J39 at Durkar.

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The variable speed limit signs overhead have been activated.

The motorway cameras show that police are on the scene and trying to clear the road.