Serious accident closes M18 motorway in South Yorkshire

A series accident closed the M18 in South Yorkshire for several hours last night.

The M18 between junctions one and two. Google maps

Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway between junction one and two after a car had overturned at around 8pm.

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The motorway was closed in both directions for a time to allow the air ambulance to land and take an injured driver to hospital.

A full investigation was carried out before the carriageway was re-opened.