Debris on the road causing problems on M1 and A1M

The problem on the A1M and M1 on Wednesday. Map: AA

A lorry has shed its load of fence rails on the M1 bringing the road to a standstill this morning (Wednesday, 31 January).

It has happened on the M1 southbound at junction 47 A656 (Garforth / Micklefield).

All lanes stopped and there is stationary traffic due to the debris in the road.

The incident is having a knock-on effect on the A1M, with slow traffic near the junction.