Major road in South Yorkshire closed due to collision

The A616 near Deepcar (photo: Google)
The A616 near Deepcar (photo: Google)
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A major road in South Yorkshire has been closed due to a collision this evening.

The A616 is closed in both directions between the A6102 at Deepcar and the A629 at Wortley.

Highways England said emergency services are at the scene and traffic is being diverted via local roads.

It added: "Road users intending on using this section of road are advised to allow plenty of extra time for their journey."

The road has since reopened. Police said a woman and a girl had been taken to hospital.