Car fire on M62 causes delays

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A vehicle blaze on the M62 caused delays of up to 35 minutes for motorists in rush hour traffic this morning.

A wheel from a trailer towed by a lorry fell off and hit a car.
The car caught fire around 7am on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 26 at Chain Bar and 27 at Gildersome.

One lane was closed as emergency services attended the scene.

A spokesman from Cleckheaton fire station said no-one was injured.

The lane has now reopened.