Rush hour traffic in the North of the country has been hit with major delays after a collision involving several vehicles led to a lorry overturning, blocking lanes three and four of the busy road.
The crash has led to an eight-mile tailback.
Highways England wrote on Twitter shortly after 4.30pm: “The M62 eastbound in West Yorkshire is currently experiencing severe delays of over 90 mins (1 and a half hours) due to a collision closing 3 (of 4) lanes between J24 (Huddersfield Halifax A629) and J25 (Brighouse Dewsbury A644).
“All emergency services are on scene assisting in clearing the road. There is slow traffic from J22 (Saddleworth A672).
“The delays are not helped by a broken down vehicle closing 2 lanes within J23 (Huddersfield A640).”
More to follow…