Recovery operation to move overturned lorry from M1 in South Yorkshire under way

An overturned lorry which blocked the M1 in South Yorkshire earlier this morning is now upright again. Â

Friday, 30th November 2018, 09:57 am
Updated Friday, 30th November 2018, 10:00 am
A lorry which overturned on the M1 in South Yorkshire earlier this morning is now upright again

The Asda lorry ended up on its side and blocking all three northbound lanes of the M1 between Junctions 36 and 37 for Birdwell and Dodworth after a '˜multi-vehicle collision'.

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A lorry which overturned on the M1 in South Yorkshire earlier this morning is now upright again

There are delays of around an hour for motorists heading north towards the crash scene.

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At 10.26am, Highways England said '˜recovery is now well underway but the carriageway remains closed at this time'.