Air ambulance about to ‘lift off’ from M1 crash scene near Sheffield

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is about to leave the scene of a serious crash on the M1 near Sheffield. 

Emergency services were called out at about 7am this morning and there are reports that a person was earlier being resuscitated following a pile up. 

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: John

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: John

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It is causing nearly two miles worth of tailbacks.  

But the air ambulance is now preparing to leave the scene, paving the way for the motorway to be reopened soon. 

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The M1 closure near Sheffield.

The M1 closure near Sheffield.

Highways England said the road is closed southbound between J35 at Thorpe Hesley and junction 34 at Tinsley.

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But the air ambulance is now preparing to leave the scene, paving the way for the motorway to be reopened soon.