Man taken to hospital after car overturns on M1 in South Yorkshire

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An overturned car caused travel chaos on the M1 in South Yorkshire.

A man was travelling northbound on the M1 when his vehicle overturned and landed on its roof.

Emergency services were called to the accident between junction 31, for the A57, and junction 32, for the M18 at about 8.45am this morning.

Firefighters rescued the man who was trapped inside and he was taken to hospital with suspected whiplash and neck injuries.

Two lanes of the carriageway were closed for more than two hours.