Update: Toddler and man stable after M1 smash

A man and a toddler are both stable after a smash on the M1 yesterday (Friday).

Saturday, 12th October 2013, 3:23 pm

Two cars collided on the northbound carriageway between junction 42 at Lofthouse and junction 43 at Belle Isle just after 2pm.

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Firefighters had to free a 37-year-old man from Wakefield from a black Ford Fiesta. A two-year-old girl was also taken to hospital as a precaution.

Both are now in a stable condition, a police spokesman said.

The northbound carriageway was closed for a short time but was fully reopened yesterday evening.