Motorway re-opens after crash during police chase near Sheffield

A motorway crash which led to the closure of the M1 near Sheffield earlier today occurred during a police chase, it has emerged.

By Claire Lewis
Wednesday, 03 April, 2019, 14:02

The northbound stretch of the M1 around Junction 30 - for Barlborough – was closed earlier after a car and lorry collided on the slip road at 6.50am.

A car and lorry crashed during a police chase on the northbound exit slip road at Junction 30 earlier today

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Derbyshire Constabulary said the collision occurred during a police pursuit involving officers from Nottinghamshire Police.

The road re-opened at 10.35am and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision is under way.