UPDATE: Road reopens after crash near Meadowhall 

A man road near Meadowhall has now reopened after a crash earlier this evening. 

A bystander took this picture showing emergency services at the scene of an incident in Brightside Lane at about 4pm. 

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He described it as a major accident’ and added that traffic is at a ‘standstill’.

First South Yorkshire confirmed that there has been an accident and a number of bus services were diverted.

The scene earlier.

The scene earlier.

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They later issued a tweet at about 6pm confirming the incident was now clear and the road was reopened.