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PART of the M18 near Doncaster was closed this afternoon after a lorry overturned, blocking both southbound carriagways.

The southbound stretch was closed between junctions four and five, near Armthorpe, with the vehicle reported to have ended up on its side after striking the central reservation.

Firefighters and police were called to the scene at 3.18pm, with the firefighters making the vehicle safe.

No one was seriously injured, said firefighters.