M1 '˜now clear' after four vehicle accident near Sheffield

The M1 is '˜now clear' after a four vehicle collision closed five lanes of the motorway near Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 25 October, 2018, 17:44
The collision caused lengthy delays on the M1 earlier today (photo: Highway Agency).

The Highways Agency said they have now removed their closures on the main carriageway and entry slip after a collision between junctions 34 and 33 of the southbound carriageway.

Trapped traffic has now been cleared and congestion should now start to ease, they added.

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The accident closed the entire southbound carriageway of the motorway for some time as well as lane 4 of the northbound carriageway as emergency services personnel carried out their work.

Bus services across South Yorkshire were also affected.