Air ambulance called as crash forces closure of M1 near Sheffield

A serious crash has forced the closure of the M1 near Sheffield this morning.

By Lee Peace
Wednesday, 10 April, 2019, 08:47

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is among the emergency services that have been called to the scene amid reports that a person was being resuscitated following a pile up. 

Fire crews from Tankersley, Elm Lane, Dearne and Rivelin stations were also called to the scene. 

Highways England said at 7.45am the road is closed southbound between J35 at Thorpe Hesley and junction 34 at Tinsley.

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Part of the M1 has been closed.

Diversions are in place.