M1 near Sheffield fully open following 'serious' lorry accident

The crashed lorry on the M1. Photo: Highways England
The crashed lorry on the M1. Photo: Highways England
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All lanes of the M1 south of Sheffield are open again after a 'serious' accident involving a lorry earlier today.

The crash happened on the northbound carriageway between junctions 30 and 31 just after 6am.

Photos release by Highways England show a lorry turned at a right-angle to the road.

Lanes were closed while the lorry was recovered and the road cleared, but traffic is moving once more.

Traffic on the M1 northbound. Photo: Highways England.

Traffic on the M1 northbound. Photo: Highways England.