Lorry crash closes A1(M)

A COLLISION involving a lorry closed the A1(M) between Boston Spa and Bramham this morning.

Police were called to the scene around 6.20pm when the lorry, travelling southbound, shed its load on the northbound carriageway.

Current reports suggest four people are injured, two seriously, and three people had to be freed from their vehicles.

Extensive queues have built up in the area and on surrounding routes as traffic diverts away from the scene.

Police expect the road to be closed until at least 4pm.