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M1 delays: What is causing problems on the motorway between Sheffield and Wakefield?

Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound near Barnsley where there has been a crash. Picture: Crown 2017
Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound near Barnsley where there has been a crash. Picture: Crown 2017

Three separate incidents on the M1 motorway have caused delays for drivers travelling between Sheffield and Wakefield this morning.

Each resulted in the closure of a lane on the northbound carriageway, leaving traffic moving slower than usual.