Update: M621 near Leeds reopened

The M621 near Leeds has been reopened after closures in both directions.

The M621 near Leeds is blocked in both directions.

Police closed the road between junction 1 and the M1 at junction 41 after receiving reports of a man on a bridge at 2.40pm today.

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West Yorkshire Police’s road policing unit said there was severe congestion on the M1 North at junction 43 (Leeds) and junctions 1 to 7 of the M621 South.

Closures and diversions were put in place but have been lifted after the man was brought down safely.