M1 reopens following closure due to body found on the road

The M1 northbound has reopened after being closed since the early hours opf this morning due to a body being found on the road.

Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 2:31 pm

Police closed the motorway between J30 and J31 in South Yorkshire after they were called to the scene shortly after 3.20am this morning (Wednesday 15 April).

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The road remained closed while police conducted an investigation, with traffic following diversions.

The investigation is in its early stages and no further information is available at this time.

The northbound stretch of the M1 between J30 and J31 was closed for several hours following the discovery of a body