‘Avoid the area’: Air ambulance lands and police close road after early-morning crash

An air ambulance has landed at a crash scene in South Yorkshire this morning.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 8:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 8:52 am

Medics were flown to the A618 Pleasley Road, between Whiston and Aughton, after reports of a collision at around 8am.

A number of ambulances and fire engines are at the scene, with the road closed off by the police.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Please be aware the road is closed from Pleasley Road at Whiston to Treeton Lane at Aughton in Rotherham while officers attend a collision.

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A police officer puts up a cordon (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)

“Please avoid the area if you can.”

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