Lorry driver taken to hospital after crashing into bridge on M1 in South Yorkshire
A lorry driver was cut free from his cab and taken to hospital after crashing into a bridge over the M1 in South Yorkshire this morning.
Firefighters released the driver after the crash close to junction 33 at Catcliffe at 2.35am.
A southbound stretch of the motorway was closed for emergency repairs to be carried out.
A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Emergency services were called at around 2.35am today to reports of a collision on the M1 southbound carriageway.
"An articulated lorry is reported to have been involved in a collision with a bridge close to Junction 33.
"The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries."