Chaos on M62 after crash and vehicle fire

Motorists face long delays on the M62 this afternoon following a crash and a vehicle fire.

Monday, 13th June 2016, 3:27 pm
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 4:28 pm

There was just one lane open on the westbound carriageway between junction 22 (Ripponden) and 21 (Milnrow) from junction 23 earlier in the afternoon following a crash.

Highways England said collision clearance has now being completed and all lanes are open, but long delays remain.

There is also a vehicle fire between junction 26 (Chain Bar) and 25 (Brighouse).

Two lanes are closed on the westbound carriageway between the two junctions. Traffic is passing slowly and delays are expected.