A1(M) fully re-opened after earlier accident

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The A1(M) has fully re-opened following an accident earlier today (Wednesday).

The southbound carriageway was closed between junction 41, where it meets the M62, and junction 40 near Ferrybridge.

Police said that one vehicle was involved in an accident at around 11:30am this morning.

A spokesman added that, although the air ambulance was requested, it was not needed and the driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.