Woodhead Pass closed in both directions after 'serious accident'

Drivers are being urged to avoid the Woodhead Pass after a serious accident closed it in both directions.

Saturday, 31st March 2018, 3:39 pm
Updated Saturday, 31st March 2018, 4:55 pm
The Woodhead Pass (Photo: Google).

The closure is affecting the stretch of the road between the A57 Gun Inn and the A616 Flouch roundabout following an incident between Holme Moss and Dunford Bridge.

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Traffic is being diverted via Holmfirth and drivers needing to travel between Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire are being encouraged to use the M62 or A57 Snake Pass.

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