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M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018
Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.

Highways England said earlier that the hard shoulder and one lane were closed on the westbound carriageway between junction 23 (Outlane) and junction 22 (Ripponden).

Its teams were at scene awaiting the arrival of a trailer to allow the removal of one of the vehicles involved in the crash.

In an update, the agency said all lanew were now open and the vehicles had been cleared from the scene.