Traffic builds up near Doncaster due to accidents

A lane is closed on the M18 near Doncaster due to a collision on Saturday afternoon.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 10:39 am
Traffic is building up near Doncaster

Highways England tweeted that the incident occurred on junction 3 on M18 northbound near Doncaster exit due to an accident on the slip.

There is also another report of collision involving five vehicles on A1 southbound, causing the traffic to queue as far back as M62, according to First South Yorkshire.

"This is resulting in traffic diverting through Doncaster, delays up to 25 minutes," it said.

It is however not known whether these two incidents are related.

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South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for more information.

In a latest update tweeted by Highways England, it said the lane has been re-opened.