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TRAFFIC: M1 Delays After Accident

Wednesday December 7 2011

MOTORISTS are being warned to avoid the M1 after a serious accident has lead to the closure of two lanes.

The accident - which is Northbound between junctions 37 and 38 - are causing delays of ten minutes and is not expected to be cleared until after noon.

We Are Barnsley's Facebook fans have been reporting that traffic is at a standstill and that a helicopter has allegedly landed nearby to help emergency services.

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Reply Posted by Gothiclord on Wednesday December 7 2011 at 11:29
there was an accident yestarday tues 6th dec at about 11:30 just after jun 36  where road works and vans are this is 3rd accident ive seen in around same place in as many weeks
is this a case of lots of bad driveing or the way the traffic at these works is being managed ?

Reply Posted by louise guest on Wednesday December 7 2011 at 15:48
we was stook in the trafic it was hurendace

Reply Posted by Charleshemingway on Wednesday December 7 2011 at 18:00
There are so many bad drivers these days always in a hurry, I regulary use M1 and A1 and see them every day

Reply Posted by Rachel_wrigley on Thursday December 8 2011 at 12:15
its all the lorry and van drivers on there mobiles i travel from barnsley to leeds a lot and see them most times i think to myself i have my family in the car and it take one second of consenration and there can wipe out an entire family a lot of is drivers error and van driver rushing to meet deadlines

Reply Posted by Kelly290879 on Thursday December 8 2011 at 14:22
There is also a lot of car drivers that use their mobiles whilst driving, they can also cause serious accidents, people are quick to throw blame at lorry & van drivers but car drivers are just as bad, if not worse!