Man rescued from M1 Sheffield after police found him on the road

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Police rescued a man to safety from the M1 Sheffield carriageway after he ended up on the road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said at 1.53am on Saturday officers received reports of a man in the carriageway of the M1 southbound between J35 and J34 Rotherham and Sheffield.

“Officers attended and located the man and ensured he was safely taken from the road,” they said.

Traffic on the road was temporarily affected.