Leeds news LIVE: Police close M1 near Leeds as woman brought to safety from bridge

Welcome to the Yorkshire Evening Post's live blog on Friday March 5.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 8:29 am
There are delays of up to seven minutes on the M1 due to the earlier police incident (Photo: motorwaycameras.co.uk)

There was queuing traffic on the M1 between Rothwell and Leeds (M621) this morning due to an earlier police incident.

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The road was closed in both directions at 5am as West Yorkshire Police were called to reports of a woman on the wrong side of the railings on a bridge over the motorway.

The woman was brought to safety.

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