TRAFFIC: M1 closed after lorry crash near Leeds

A stretch of the M1 motorway is currently closed so the air ambulance can land following a crash this afternoon.

West Yorkshire Police and Highways England are warning motorists that the carriageway is closed in both directions between junctions 45 and 46.

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A spokesperson said that a lorry has overturned.