Reported ‘confrontations’ over huge traffic build-up near Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium

A huge traffic build-up close to Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium is reportedly leading to confrontations between frustrated drivers. 

There are temporary traffic lights up in the area which is leading to delays for bus services and other vehicles.

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There is also extra traffic due to fans making their way out of the Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County match.  

One witness said there is particular traffic build-up along several main roads including Wordsworth Avenue, Southey Green Road, Halifax Road and Deerlands Avenue.

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Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield. Picture: Google

He described how tensions are running high and added: “It's gridlocked and people are getting frustrated leading to confrontations.

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“No fighting (yet) just loads of horn honking and abuse shouting.”