Two rescued as crash closes M1 motorway in Yorkshire

An accident on the M1 in Yorkshire closed the motorway as firefighters rescued two people trapped in their vehicles.

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Firefighters rescued two people after the crash between a car and a van at 1.30pm and they have been taken to hospital by ambulance.

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The road was closed northbound between J44 (Woodlesford) and J46 (Colton), with diversions in place for motorists.

Highways England advised that it will re-open soon.