Serious multi-vehicle accident blocks M1 in Leeds

The M1 motorway is currently blocked in Leeds due to a multi-vehicle accident.

M1. PIC: Highways England

Two vehicles are thought to have been involved, shutting two lanes of the northbound carriageway at junction 43.

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Two lanes had been closed following the accident but one lane has now re-opened.

M1. PIC: Highways England

Emergency services are at the scene.

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