M1 chaos after blow-out leads to road closure in South Yorkshire

The M1 was closed in South Yorkshire after a crane suffered a blow out
The M1 was closed in South Yorkshire after a crane suffered a blow out

The M1 in South Yorkshire was closed overnight after at least 10 vehicles were hit by flying debris after a crane suffered a blow-out.

The crane was travelling along the northbound stretch of the motorway between Junction 35 for Thorpe Hesley and Junction 35A for Stocksbridge when the tyre burst.

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Two lanes were closed while agencies dealt with the incident.

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Nobody was hurt.