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

The M1 motorway
The M1 motorway
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Motorists are being warned to avoid a Leeds motorway after two lanes were closed due to a smash.

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

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Police 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."

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