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M1 Southbound traffic released

Accident is near Carrgate, not J42

Queueing traffic and road blocked due to accident on M1 in both directions around J41 A650 (Carrgate).
The Air Ambulance is on scene, affecting traffic heading from Barnsley towards Leeds.

Lanes about to open?

Diversion via Lofthouse

M1 southbound could be closed until 7pm

Here’s the latest info from Highways England:

Emergency services are there

Accident on M1 Jct42

Reports of M1 Southbound blocked, queueing traffic due to accident around J42 M62 (Lofthouse).
The Air Ambulance is reported to be en-route. Affecting traffic heading from Leeds towards Barnsley.

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