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Lane reopens on M62 Eastbound following lorry fire

One lane of the M62 Eastbound has reopened following a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning.

Credit: ITV News

The Westbound carriageway at the Lofthouse Interchange, near Wakefield, reopened shortly after 9am.

The Eastbound carriageway had been completely closed as firefighters tackled the blaze, causing travel disruption for commuters across West Yorkshire.

M62 Eastbound closed due to lorry fire

All three lanes of the M62 Eastbound are closed as firefighters tackle a lorry fire.

CCTV stills from the Highways Agency show the blaze before and after Credit: @HighwaysYorks

One lane of the M62 Westbound is closed to allow emergency services to establish a cordon. The fire is at Lofthouse Interchange, near Wakefield, where the M62 meets the M1.

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