Sheffield & South Yorkshire

One person killed in M1 crash near Sheffield

Police cars at crash scene
Image caption Part of the southbound carriageway was shut for several hours

One person has been killed and another seriously injured in a crash on the M1 near Sheffield.

The accident, which happened at around 18:00 GMT on Tuesday, closed a section of the southbound carriageway between junction 34 at Meadowhall and junction 33 at Catcliffe.

South Yorkshire Police said a vehicle left the main carriageway and ended up on its roof.

The road reopened after four hours at 22:30 GMT.

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