Police issue warning after series of crashes on South Yorkshire motorways

South Yorkshire Police has issued a safety warning today after a series of crashes on the county’s motorways.

By Claire Lewis
Saturday, 6th February 2021, 1:25 pm

The force’s traffic officers have urged motorists ‘slow down and drive to the conditions’ after responding to smashes on the M180, M18 and M1.

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South Yorkshire Police said: “It has been raining heavily all night and all morning and the roads are very wet. Please slow down and drive to the conditions.”

One car was abandoned after a crash and when officers arrived drugs were found inside.

A number of crashes have been reported on the motorway network in South Yorkshire today