Four lanes blocked on M1 motorway after multi-vehicle crash

A multi-vehicle smash has closed four lanes of the M1, Highways Agency has warned today (Monday).

Monday, 11th September 2017, 3:29 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 3:35 pm
M1 North

Drivers will face delays on the M1 Northbound from Junction 40 (Wakefield).

Highways England tweeted: "#M1 northbound J40. Multi-vehicle collision blocking 4 lanes.

"Traffic slowly passing on nearside. @WYP_RPU on scene. Emergency services on the way."

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The crash is likely to affect any motorists driving north to Wakefield, Leeds and beyond traveling from Wakefield, Sheffield or South Yorkshire.