The M1 southbound has been absolutely closed between J35 Thorpe Hesley and J34 Meadowhall in Sheffield, following an oil spillage. A spokesperson for Highways England mentioned there was ‘a considerable diesel spillage’, when posting to Twitter at round 6am. A tweet learn: ” M1 southbound J35 #ThorpeHesley #Chapletown to J34 #Meadowhall #Sheffield #Rotherham absolutely closed as a result of a considerable diesel spillage within the carriageway. Delays anticipated all through the morning peak as we work to clear the carriageway. There’s a signed diversion route in place.” To get the most recent e mail updates from Yorkshire Dwell, click on right here . It occurred after a automobile ruptured its gasoline tank, spilling its complete contents of diesel onto the highway. Drivers are warned to count on delays all through the morning because the carriageway is cleared and to permit additional journey time. A signed diversion route has been put in place. For the entire newest updates on this breaking story comply with our dwell weblog under.