Leeds M1 Crash: Three people taken to hospital after single car M1 crash in Leeds

The emergency services are currently dealing with a single car crash on the M1 in Leeds.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 5:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 5:54 pm

Police have closed four lanes of the M1 motorway in Leeds as they deal with the crash involving one vehicle.

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.

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The emergency services are currently dealing with a single car crash on the M1 in Leeds. AA

'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."

It has now been confirmed three people were taken to Pinderfields Hospital following the crash.

In a statement given to the Yorkshire Evening Post, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: "We received an emergency call at 3.44pm this afternoon to an incident involving one vehicle on the M1 (J 42-43 northbound).

"We dispatched three ambulances and a clinical supervisor to the scene and three patients were conveyed to Pinderfields Hospital."

"We received an emergency call at 3.44pm this afternoon to an incident involving one vehicle on the M1 (J 42-43 northbound). We dispatched three ambulances and a clinical supervisor to the scene and three patients were conveyed to Pinderfields Hospital."

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