Severe delays on Leeds motorway after two lanes closed due to smash

Motorists are being warned to avoid a Leeds motorway after two lanes were closed due to a smash.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 7:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 7:10 pm
The M1 motorway

The M1 Southbound between J46 and J45 in Leeds is currently down to one lane due to a smash.

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RELATED: Drivers 'stuck for five hours' on M1 motorway after crashPolice and traffic officers are heading to the scene now as of 7.05pm, meaning delays could last for some time.

A spokesman for the Highways Agency said: "Two lanes closed on the #M1 southbound between J46 and J45 in #WestYorkshire following a traffic collision, @HighwaysNEAST #TrafficOfficers are on scene. Delays on approach."