Congestion on M62 westbound as air ambulance lands after crash

A two-vehicle accident and snowy conditions has severely slowed traffic on the M62 at Scammonden Dam today.

Friday, 4th March 2016, 4:48 pm
Updated Friday, 4th March 2016, 4:51 pm

Lane one was closed on the westbound carriageway between junction 23 at Huddersfield and junction 22 at Rishworth Moor after a crash involving a lorry and a car.

The road is congested upto junction 27 at Gildersome following the accident at around 2.15pm.

All lanes have now reopened but traffic is still moving very slowly.

Highways England tweeted: “#M62 is now blocked in both directions for an air ambulance to land btwn J23-J22, following a collision inv a lorry. Long delays westbound.”