Yorkshire motorway closed due to car and van collision this afternoon

The A1 motorway is currently closed near Leeds while emergency services deal with a crash.

Traffic at a standstill on the A1 this afternoon.

It has happened between junctions 42 and 43 near Leeds.

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West Yorkshire Police, the force's roads policing group and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue are on the scene.

Highways England is also in attendance and say they are dealing with a collision involving a van and a car.

A spokespersonn said road users should follow the solid square symbol diversion from junction 42 via A63 and A656.