The unbelievable reason why a driver abandoned their car on the M1 in Yorkshire

A driver abandoned their broken-down car on the M1 in Yorkshire this morning - because 'they had somewhere to be'.

Picture posted on the Highways England Twitter account.

The vehicle was left in lane one southbound between junctions 35 and 34 near Rotherham in South Yorkshire at around 11am.

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A Highways England spokesperson said: "The owner abandoned it telling us they had just left it there as they had somewhere to be."

The car was removed and the carriageway reopened

Picture posted on the Highways England Twitter account.