12 car pile-up closes M1 in Yorkshire

DRIVERS faced long delays this morning after a 12-car pile-up closed three lanes of the M1 in South Yorkshire.

Thursday, 14th November 2013, 9:28 am
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The accident, involving two vans and ten cars, happened during the morning rush hour on the southbound carriageway between junction 38 at Woolley and junction 37 at Dodworth.

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Congestion is reported as far back as Durkar.

Police later re-opened all three lanes but said travel time through the affected stretch was at least half an hour.