Woodhead Pass closed in both directions due to serious collision involving two HGVS and car

The Woodhead Pass near Sheffield is currently closed in both directions due to a serious collision.

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 6:41 am
Updated Sunday, 10th March 2019, 6:48 am
Police are currently at the scene on the Woodhead Pass

The collision happened earlier this morning, Sunday March 10, near The Dog & Partridge pub.

The road remains closed in both directions between the A616 (Flouch) and the A6024 (Woodhead).

South Yorkshire police are currently at the scene and report the incident involves two HGVs, one of which has overturned, and a car.

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Highways England said motorists are being diverted on to local road and urged them to plan ahead if intending to use the Woodhead Pass and use alternative routes.

Those travelling further afield should consider using the M62 or A57 Snake Pass as a trans-Pennine route.

Police said that driving conditions were also difficult due to snow.