M18 reopens to traffic after North Lincolnshire motorists faced delays following fatal collision
The M18 has now fully re-opened to traffic after being closed for several hours following a fatal collision.
Motorists heading out of North Lincolnshire and into South Yorkshire faced long delays after the accident, which happened near Doncaster at 7.05am this morning.
It involved a lorry and several other vehicles.
The motorway's southbound carriageway was closed between junction 4 for the A630 near Doncaster and junction 2 for the A1 (M), while an incident investigation was done by South Yorkshire Police.
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Traffic congestion resulted in tailbacks to junction 5, for the M180.
A diversion was put in place around Doncaster and onto the A1 (M).
The Highways Agency has confirmed the road fully re-opened at 4pm after the investigation, recovery of the vehicles and the clearing of debris from the carriageway.