Motorists face delays after collision closes M1 motorway

The M1 motorway is closed this morning
The M1 motorway is closed this morning

Motorists are facing delays after a multiple vehicle collision which has closed the M1.

The southbound stretch of the M1, between junctions 40 and 41 around Dewsbury, has been closed.

Highways England said all three lanes are affected.

A spokesman said: "Traffic officers are on scene with South Yorkshire Police.

"Three lanes are closed due to a multi-vehicle collision and shed load. Expect delays."