Multi-vehicle accident and fuel spillage causes three lane closure on motorway

Traffic update
Traffic update

An accident involving multiple vehicles, causing fuel spillage, on the M1 Northbound caused major delays for motorists.

The accident happened this morning between J42 for the M62 and J43 for the M621 at Robin Hood.

Three lanes were closed and there was queuing traffic between Lofthouse and Belle Isle.

All lanes were re-opened at around 12.30pm.