M18 re-opens after serious crash between Rotherham and Doncaster

UPDATE: The M18 has re-opened following between Junction 1 at Bramley and Junction 2 at Wadworth after a "very serious collision"

National Highways announced at 6.19am on Tuesday (July 26) that the scene had been cleared and all lanes had been re-opened, with no delays on approach.

The M18 was closed in parts of South Yorkshire on Monday afternoon after a very serious crash.

National Highways confirmed that the M18 was closed northbound between Junction 1 at Bramley, near Rotherham, and Junction 2 at Wadworth, near Doncaster.

Shortly after, the motorway was closed in both directions.

This is due to what the agency called a 'very serious collision'.

Emergency services attended the scene.

The AA reported that the crash involved a rolled over truck and had caused severe delays.

The M18 is closed in parts of South Yorkshire after a very serious crash.