Motorway crash causes delays for Doncaster drivers

Transport problems
Transport problems

Motorists from Doncaster using the M18 to get on to the M1 near Sheffield faced long delays this morning.

Three lanes of the M1 were closed and queueing traffic on M1 northbound between J32, M18 (Thurcroft) and J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

The matrix signs have been set to 20 mph and delays of around 70 minutes are likely. Congestion to J31, A57 (Sheffield).

The M1 entry slip road from the A57 was also closed and slow traffic northbound at J31.

Hurst Lane at Auckley remains closed until Monday, September 2, for gas main works to take place.

Buses on First South Yorkshire service 91 will run via Mosham Road, Gate House Lane, Hayfield Lane, Hurst Lane, Airport Link Road to Robin Hood Airport then as normal on to Finningley. Buses on First South Yorkshire service X91 will run direct via Mosham Road.