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VIDEO - Delays on the M1/A1(M) after accident near Leeds

M1 crash aug 2017 Garforth Junc 47

2:19pm 10th August 2017
(Updated 3:59pm 10th August 2017)

Pictures/Video from @Mason2111 and Paul Knowles of @PottingShedNtha



There are long delays on the M1 and A1(M) near Garforth this afternoon after an accident involving an HGV. The lorry has crashed into the support post of a huge motorway sign.

Traffic is tailing back in both directions around Junction 47

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M1 Accident Aug 2017 Aberford


There's no official word on injuries at the moment but an eyewitness said the driver was taken away in an road ambulance rather than the air ambulance that was also at the scene.

There are still long delays but police are letting some cars past the scene.






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