Motorway to remain closed until after rush hour after serious collision near Meadowhall
The M1 motorway is to remain closed until after this evening’s rush hour following a serious collision near Meadowhall.
In a new announcement, Highways England said the road is expected to remain closed for longer than first thought.
Three vehicles were involved in a collision on the northbound M1, between Junctions 34 and 35 for Meadowhall and Thorpe Hesley, at 8.20am today.
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The road was closed in both directions initially while emergency services raced to the scene and an air ambulance landed.
The southbound carriageway has since re-opened but the northbound stretch remains closed.
Details of casualties have not yet been released.