Air ambulance called to motorway crash in South Yorkshire

The M18 is closed because of a crash
The M18 is closed because of a crash

An air ambulance has been scrambled to the scene of a motorway smash in South Yorkshire.

The M18 is closed in both directions between junction 1 at Bramley and junction 2 for the A1.

Highways England said there has been a 'serious collision'.

No other details have been released.

** 1.50PM UPDATE: The southbound carriageway has re-opened following the departure of the air ambulance **