VIDEO: Tanker crash closes M1 in both directions

Both carriageways of the M1 have been closed after a lorry overturned at lunchtime and huge tailbacks have been reported.

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It happened near to J47 Garforth turn-off on the southbound carriageway and emergency services are at the scene.

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Initial reports are that the driver of the tanker is being cut free from his cab and the Yorkshire Ambulance has been scrambled.