Traffic building as M1 CLOSED near Sheffield

Traffic approaching junction 31 northbound. Picture: Highways England.
Traffic approaching junction 31 northbound. Picture: Highways England.

Emergency services have closed the M1 motorway near Sheffield this afternoon following a crash involving two vehicles.

The northbound carriageway is closed at junction 31 near Aston and a diversion has been put in place via the exit and entry slip roads.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said there were not believed to be any serious injuries at this stage.

Traffic is already building approaching junction 31.