Multi-vehicle crash on M62

The Yorkshire Post
Created By The Yorkshire Post
On Nov 8, 2019
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Traffic now running freely at 7.20pm

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Lane 1 still closed but traffic clearing

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Delays of at least 60 minutes near Morley due to crash between J29 and J30

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Latest fire statement:

2 HGV’s and 2 cars involved. 1 casualty trapped, extrication carried out by fire service personnel and casualty transferred to hospital by ambulance.

Appliances from Rothwell, Hunslet and Technical rescue team from Cleckheaton attended.

Latest police update - it involves 2 vans and 2 cars

Police were called at 4.40pm to reports of a crash on the M62.

The crash involves two cars and two HGVs.

The cars are believed to be a Vauxhall and a Peugeot.

Latest update from the Highways Agency:

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A picture from the scene:

The current scene:

There are currently 45 minute delays spanning back 6.5 miles

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This is what the AA traffic news said:

"All lanes stopped and stationary traffic due to accident, a lorry involved on M62 Eastbound from J29 M1 J42 (Lofthouse) to J30 A642 (Rothwell). All traffic has been held since around 4.55pm."

It happened on J29 to J30

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