UPDATE: Major road out of Sheffield re-opens after multi-vehicle crash

Traffic is building up on the Woodhead Pass, following a collision earlier this afternoon which has resulted in part of the road being blocked in both directions. Picture: Highways England
Traffic is building up on the Woodhead Pass, following a collision earlier this afternoon which has resulted in part of the road being blocked in both directions. Picture: Highways England

After a multi-vehicle collision led to it being closed for several hours, a major road out of Sheffield has now re-opened.

The collision took place on the A628 Woodhead Pass at Crowden earlier this afternoon.

Parts of Woodhead Pass were closed for more than three hours as recovery work was carried out.