Traffic stopped and delays reported on major motorway following accident near Leeds

A busy motorway has had all traffic stopped in one direction following an early morning accident.

The A1(M) has had traffic held on the northbound carriageway following a one vehicle accident between junctions 45 and 46.

A1(M) PIC: Google

A1(M) PIC: Google

Lane three was originally closed but all traffic is now being held and there are reports of long delays to allow the removal of the vehicle.

Traffic is affected between Boston spa and Wetherby.

There have also been reports of sheep on the Otley Road both ways in Eldwick by The Dick Hudsons.