Police incident closes two lanes of M1 near Wakefield

The M1 has been partly closed near Wakefield due to a police incident.

Monday, 25th May 2020, 7:47 pm

Officers attended the scene on the northbound carriageway between Junction 40 at Ossett and Junction 41 at Carr Gate at about 6.45pm.

Lane one and two were closed due to the incident.

Highways England tweeted: "M1 between J40 Ossett to J41 Carr Gate northbound has a lane one and two closure for a police incident.

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The M1 between Junction 40 and 41 near Wakefield (Photo: Google)

"Traffic Officers are on scene assisting with West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit."

The road had reopened by about 7.30pm.

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