'˜Multiple collisions' across region as South Yorkshire counts cost of Storm Deirdre
Icy roads, surface water, wind and freezing rain caused chaos on roads across the region last night.
South Yorkshire Police say that their officers dealt with multiple collisions, all of which were weather related.
Yesterday evening, officers pleaded for motoristsÂ to drive to the conditions, saying they risked their safety and the safety of others if they failed to do so.
Nevertheless, on Armthorpe LaneÂ inÂ Doncaster, a Peugeot hit standing waterÂ on the road surface, losing control and colliding with a Nissan Qashqai.
One driver taken to hospital with serious injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 645 of 15/12/2018.
And in Sheffield, Ringinglow Road was closed from the junction with Norfolk Arms Pub on safety grounds.
An amber warning for ice has now been lifted for most of Yorkshire but remains in place for the far north of the county.
The weather forecast for today is for aÂ chilly sunny morning followed by more overcast conditions later.
The maximum temperature will be 6Â°C.