Major Sheffield area road still closed in both directions after serious collision

The A616 Stocksbridge bypass (image Google).
The A616 Stocksbridge bypass (image Google).
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A major Sheffield area road is still closed in both directions after a serious collision.

The crash happened shortly after 6pm on the A616 Stocksbridge bypass, near the Fox Valley shopping centre.

The road is currently closed in both directions between the A6102 in Deepcar and the B6088 in Stocksbridge with a diversion in place through Stocksbridge.

The Highways Agency say emergency services are still working at the scene and there has been no indication given as to when the road will reopen.

A short time ago, Superintendent Paul McCurry of South Yorkshire Police tweeted that motorists using the bypass should 'expect delays'