UPDATE: Both lanes of the M18 near Doncaster closed due to an overturned lorry

Motorists are being urged to avoid the M18.

By Stephanie Bateman
Friday, 28th May 2021, 12:47 pm
The overturned lorry
The overturned lorry

Highways England received a report that a HGV had overturned close to the M18 southbound slip road at junction one at 10.10am, blocking one lane on the roundabout.

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South Yorkshire Police closed the roundabout to recover the vehicle and shed load.

Normal traffic is expected at some point this afternoon.

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