Disruption and police on scene after lorry jack-knifes across M1 near Leeds

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M1 near Leeds after a lorry jack-knifed on the carriageway.

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 5:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 5:46 pm
The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter

An HGV hit and caused damage to the safety barrier and West Yorkshire Police are currently on scene dealing with the incident.

A spokesman for the force said: "This is the current issue on the M1 near Leeds at the moment. HGV caused damage to to safety barrier. Recovery on route"

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The incident is on the M1 Northbound between junctions 43 and 44.

The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter
The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter