LIVE: M1 closed until 6pm after serious collision - traffic updates

The M1 will remain closed between J34 to J35 until 6pm this evening, after a serious collision this morning.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 3:17 pm
Scene on M1 - Credit: Scott Merrylees/GrantLUFC

Highways England has announced the lengthy road closure between Junctions 34 and 35 – for Meadowhall and Thorpe Hesley – after emergency services were alerted to a multi-vehicle collision at 8.20am.

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A number of fire engines, police cars and ambulances are at the scene and an air ambulance has also landed.

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Scene on M1 - Credit: Scott Merrylees/GrantLUFC

Worrying pictures of the crash have emerged, prompting many stranded motorists to pass on their best wishes to those involved.

Christine Fletcher said: “That looks nasty, hope everyone is OK.”

Kelly Wright said: “Looked horrific when I drove past at 8:30 this morning. Hope everyone is OK x”