Police probe into collision on M1 slip road near Sheffield

An investigation is underway after a lorry overturned on a motorway slip road near Sheffield - blocking the road.

Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 12:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 12:46 pm
A recovery operation is underway after a lorry overturns near Sheffield

A lorry landed on its side on the northbound entry slip road of the M1 at Junction 34 - Meadowhall - earlier today, blocking the road.

The lorry has now been pulled upright and the slip road has re-opened.

Police officers want to hear from witnesses to the incident at 6.45am.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "A lamppost, a motorway sign and a barrier to an underpass from the motorway were damaged as a result of the incident.

"No one was injured.

"Did you see what happened?"

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101.