Hearse and car in crash on A616

A crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon.

Tuesday, 29th March 2016, 5:37 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 8:29 am
Scene picture near Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, where a crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon.Picture: Ross Parry

The collision on the A616 happened close to Midhopestones at around 2.10pm today and resulted in the road being closed in both directions for over an hour between the A61 (Tankersley) and the A628 (Woodhead Pass).

Two cars, a silver Citroen and a black hearse, were involved in a collision close to the Underbank Reservoir, with both vehicles seriously damaged.

Scene picture near Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, where a crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon. Pic: Ross Parry

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A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “No one is believed to have been seriously injured as a result of the collision.

“The road was closed while the incident was dealt with but has since been reopened.”

Scene picture near Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, where a crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon. Pic: Ross Parry
Scene picture near Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, where a crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon. Pic: Ross Parry
Scene picture near Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, where a crash between a hearse and a car closed the A616 in both directions this afternoon. Pic: Ross Parry