Four lanes blocked on M1 motorway after multi-vehicle crash

A multi-vehicle smash has closed four lanes of the M1, Highways Agency has warned today (Monday).

M1 North

Drivers will face delays on the M1 Northbound from Junction 40 (Wakefield).

Highways England tweeted: "#M1 northbound J40. Multi-vehicle collision blocking 4 lanes.

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"Traffic slowly passing on nearside. @WYP_RPU on scene. Emergency services on the way."

The crash is likely to affect any motorists driving north to Wakefield, Leeds and beyond traveling from Wakefield, Sheffield or South Yorkshire.