M1 stretch near Sheffield reopens following early morning crash

The motorway was closed for nine hours following the crash

The southbound carriageway of the M1 between junctions 31 and 30 has reopened this afternoon after being closed for nine hours following a pile-up.

PICTURES: Wreckage of vehicles involved in M1 pile-up in South Yorkshire
Two lorries and two other vehicles were involved in the crash which happened at around 5am today.

The road was closed all morning leading to severe delays to motorists in the area.

Police say that no one was seriously injured in the crash.

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