M1 near Sheffield CLOSED after multi-vehicle accident

Traffic on the M1 northbound approaching the accident. Picture: Highways England.
Traffic on the M1 northbound approaching the accident. Picture: Highways England.

The M1 motorway near Sheffield is closed following a serious multi-vehicle accident.

HIghways England said the northbound carriageway was closed at junction 31 near Aston at around 3.30pm on Friday.

A diversion is in place via the exit and entry slip roads.

More to follow.