Woman taken to hospital after smash on M1 motorway

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A woman had to be helped from the wreckage of her flatbed truck after it was involved in a smash with a lorry.

The incident happened on the northbound carriageway of the M1 between junction 39 at Durkar and junction 40 at Ossett at 4.25am this morning.

The woman, who was aged in her 50s, was taken to Pinderfields Hospital for treatment.

Three fire crews from Wakefield and Ossett were called to the scene.