Emergency services at the scene as overturned lorry closes lane on M1 near Sheffield

Emergency services have closed one lane of the M1 close to Sheffield.

Friday, 29th December 2017, 3:48 pm
Updated Friday, 29th December 2017, 3:50 pm
Picture: Highways England

Highways England said an overturned HGV lorry prompted police and fire fighters to close one lane of the M1 southbound exit at junction 29 between Sheffield and Chesterfield.

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A spokesman from Highways England said: "An overturned HGV has closed one lane on the M1 J29 southbound exit in Derbyshire. Derbyshire Police and Highways England traffic are officers on scene.

"Derbyshire Fire & Rescue are en route. Traffic passing the scene currently. The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on December, 29, 2017

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