Leeds M1 crash: Police close four lanes of motorway after accident
Police have closed four lanes of the M1 motorway in Leeds as they deal with a crash.
Traffic officers and the Roads Policing Unit are on the scene between J42 and J43 - with traffic building on the carriageway.
A single lane has been left open to allow traffic to pass, however - according to the AA - the average speed is now 5mph on the road.
'Severe delays' have been reported by the AA.
Drivers have been warned to avoid the area.
West Yorkshire Police said: "Police were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the M1 at 342pm today.
"Emergency services remain at the scene and recovery vehicles are on route to the incident."
More to follow.
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