Truck fire closes M1 northbound near Leeds

The HGV on fire near junction 46 of the M1. Photograph: Submitted

There are major problems on a stretch of the M1 near Leeds this morning (Tuesday, 5 September).

It is closed northbound between junctions 46 and 47 close to Leeds due to an HGV on fire.

Emergency services are in attendance.

National Highways Yorkshire said at 9.19am: “Delays are building on approach, please seek alternative routes where possible.”

The stretch of road affected. Photograph: The AA