The M1 is closed in both directions, with queueing traffic due to accident investigation work between J46 A6120 Selby Road / A63 Selby Road (Leeds Colton / Garforth) and J45 A63 Pontefract Lane (Leeds Cross Green), congestion on M1 to J43 M621 (Belle Isle) and on M1 to J47 A642 / A656 / B1217 (Garforth / Micklefield).
It follows an overturned lorry on the southbound carriageway.
Trapped traffic has been released southbound.
The A63 Selby Road near Garforth has reopened after a serious crash left a woman fighting for her life in hospital.
The collision happened around 10am this morning involving a lorry.
The woman, in her 20s, was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary.
The road was closed for several hours as police investigations were carried out at the scene.
An 82-year-old woman has been seriously injured after a car crashed into the bus shelter she was waiting in.
It happened on the A63 Selby Road, Cliff Top at Garforth on Saturday at around 8.35am. A red Volkswagen Polo left the carriageway and was in collision with the bus shelter.
The pensioner was taken to hospital where her condition is described as critical.
The driver of the car, a 56-year-old man from Selby was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and was bailed pending further inquiries.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Prayers have been said for a man and a woman who died in a house fire in Leeds. Investigations into the blaze at Farfield Court in Garforth on Tuesday night are continuing, as the victims have been remembered at the local parish church.
Police have confirmed that they are treating a fire which killed a man and a woman at a house in Leeds last night as suspicious. But detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the blaze which broke out in Garforth. Tina Gelder reports.
Fire investigators are trying to find out what caused a blaze at a house in Garforth killing two people.
At its height 30 firefighters were needed to bring it under control.
One person was found dead inside the house, while a man died in hospital from his injuries.
Tina Gelder reports:
Up to thirty firefighters fought a fire which killed two people in Garforth.
Officers treated one man for serious burns at the scene but he later died in hospital. Another person was found dead at the house.
Incident Commander Nigel Kirk said: “Sadly two people have lost their lives as a result of this fire. Our condolences go out to their family and friends at this difficult time.
“This was an extremely serious fire. Due to the severity of the fire it took around 25 to 30 minutes to bring under control."
Specialist fire investigators remain at the scene today and are working alongside police to establish a cause of the fire. Fire crews will be in the area over the next couple of days offering advice and reassurance.
Neighbours have been speaking of their shock after two people were killed in a house fire in Garforth.
Steve Bradley told Calendar he witnessed an explosion and a "gas flame leaping from one of the windows," as well as screaming from inside the house.
The Fire Service is still investigating the cause of the fire which started on Tuesday night.
A house fire which killed two people in Garforth has been described as devastating by the area's MP.
Alec Shelbrooke MP said:“This devastating incident has shocked our town. In Garforth we are a close and strong community and we will now come together to offer support at this difficult time.
"The emergency services acted quickly and professionally but now need time to determine what caused this terrible tragedy. Together our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends in the weeks and months ahead."