Driver escapes with minor injuries after South Yorkshire horror crash

The scene on the collision on the M18 near Thorne.
The scene on the collision on the M18 near Thorne.

A driver escaped with only minor injuries after a horror crash in South Yorkshire today.

The incident happened this afternoon on the M18 in Thorne near Doncaster when a car and a HGV collided.

The scene on the collision on the M18 near Thorne.

The scene on the collision on the M18 near Thorne.

The southbound carriageway of the motorway had to be closed for some time to allow the fire service to cut the roof off the car.

A police spokesperson said they would like to thank drivers for their patience while the area was made safe for emergency services staff to work in.