Train services disrupted after vehicle hits bridge near Sheffield

Sheffield train station
Sheffield train station
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Commuters travelling by train are facing delays this afternoon after a vehicle hit a bridge near Sheffield.

East Midlands Trains said that a road vehicle had struck a railway bridge between Chesterfield and Sheffield at around 2pm.

The crash is currently affecting trains on the London to Sheffield line and Liverpool/Nottingham/Norwich route.

A bridge examiner is due to arrive on the scene shortly to make a decision on when train services can pass over the bridge.

More to follow.