South Yorkshire motorway reopens after serious crash

A major motorway in South Yorkshire has reopened and delays are easing after a crash left a man with potentially life-threatening injuries.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 4th June 2018, 2:16 pm
Updated Monday, 4th June 2018, 2:17 pm
The M18 link-road. Picture: Google.
The M18 link-road. Picture: Google.

Highways England said the M18 link road to the M1 northbound near Thurcroft was fully reopen following accident investigation work.

Emergency services were called out at 7.35am after a grey Lexus overturned and landed on its roof between junction 1 of the southbound M18 and the link to the southbound M1.

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The driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Highways England said delays had cleared.