Delays due to broken down van on South Yorkshire motorway now cleared

The broken down van.
The broken down van.

A broken down van that was earlier causing delays on the motorway in South Yorkshire has now been cleared.

The vehicle came to a halt on the M1 between junction 33 at Catcliffe and junction 34 at Tinsley northbound at about 7am this morning.

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This was causing delays for motorists but Highways England tweeted that the vehicle has now been moved "to the refuge area" and "all lanes are now open and the driver's recovery has just arrived."

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