UPDATE: Traffic easing after crash on M1 at Wakefield

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Traffic is now moving after an earlier accident closed two lanes on the M1 near Wakefield.

Highways England reported traffic queuing for over a mile due to the closures on the M1 southbound, junction 40 to junction 39.

Both lanes have now re-opened and traffic is slowly easing.

Regional Director of Northern Rail Sharon Keith, pictured at Leeds Railway Station..23rd March 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

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