Car crash on M1 northbound causing heavy delays in Leeds

A car crash on the M1 is causing heavy congestion in Leeds.

Car crash on M1 northbound causing heavy delays in Leeds. Photo credit: Highways England

Two cars have crashed on the M1 heading northbound for the M1 and M621 split.

The cars are in lane four of six.

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Highways England tweeted this update: "#M1 Northbound J43 for #M1 #M621 split. 2 vehicle RTC in lane 4 of 6 lane section.

"#TrafficOfficers on scene with @WYP_RPU. Heavy congestion in the area and on approach northbound. Please take care in passing."

Car crash on M1 northbound causing heavy delays in Leeds. Photo credit: Highways England