TRAFFIC: 'Nightmare' tailbacks in Leeds city centre after incident on motorways

Traffic is at a near standstill throughout much of Leeds city centre tonight after an incident on the M621/M1 is causing traffic to back up through the city.

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 5:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 5:46 pm
Traffic alert

Multiple people have reported long traffic queues throughout various parts of Leeds.

Elland Road is at a standstill, as are most entry slip roads to get onto the M621, after an incident on the M1 - thought to be a car fire - is backing traffic up right into the centre.

Bus passengers are also affected, with First Bus reporting long delays in Leeds due to the effects of the incident.

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