M1 motorway closed due to serious multi vehicle crash

The M1 motorway has been closed due to a serious multi-vehicle crash.

The M1 motorway

The M1 is closed southbound between Junction 37 and Junction 36 near Barnsley due to the incident.

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Emergency services are on the scene and traffic is now being diverted, with vehicles rejoining the carriageway at Junction 35A.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible