UPDATE: Major road out of Sheffield re-opens after multi-vehicle crash

After a multi-vehicle collision led to it being closed for several hours, a major road out of Sheffield has now re-opened.

Traffic is building up on the Woodhead Pass, following a collision earlier this afternoon which has resulted in part of the road being blocked in both directions. Picture: Highways England

The collision took place on the A628 Woodhead Pass at Crowden earlier this afternoon.

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Parts of Woodhead Pass were closed for more than three hours as recovery work was carried out.