Vehicle fire causes partial closure of motorway near Doncaster

Traffic and travel.
Traffic and travel.

A vehicle fire has caused the partial closure of a busy motorway near Doncaster.

One lane closure is in place southbound between junctions 36 and 37 of the A1M.

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Highways England tweeted at 11am today: "South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has now left the scene and we are awaiting recovery.

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"Delays on approach. Traffic travelling further afield may wish to consider using the M62 and M18 to avoid this."