M1 closure near Sheffield set to cause huge rush hour delays due to incident

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on the M1 this morning, with a closure in place near Meadowhall.

Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 6:16 am

Highways England announced just before 6am that the M1 was closed in both directions between J33 and J34 near Meadowhall.

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There are signed diversions in place for motorists travelling northbound and southbound to avoid the scene.

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The M1 motorway near Sheffield is closed in both directions this morning between J33 and J34 due to a police incident

Highways England said: “We currently have north and south closed due to an ongoing incident.”

No other details about the nature of the incident have been released.

More to follow.