M1 driver ‘hit central reservation and went into embankment’ in horror crash near Sheffield

A driver reportedly hit the central embankment before crashing into the embankment on the M1 near Sheffield this morning.

Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 9:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 9:39 am
Crash in Sheffield

The M1 is currently closed between junctions 34 and 35 near Meadowhall following a serious crash. 

The air ambulance was deployed to the scene and there was a full closure between the junctions. 

Crash in Sheffield

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One eyewitness said that the driver ‘hit the central reservation and went’ into the embankment during the crash. 

Highways England said that trapped traffic has been released past the scene but the road will remain closed once the traffic has been released. 

More to follow. 

Crash on M1 near Sheffield