M62 coach bombing

40 years since IRA coach bomb horror

The M62 coach bombing happened on February 4,1974, when an IRA bomb exploded in a coach carrying off-duty Armed Forces personnel.

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Woman trapped following M62 crash

M62 crash
The M62 had to be closed eastbound following the crash this afternoon Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A woman's had to be cut out of a car after a serious crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire. Two cars and a van were involved in the accident eastbound between Bradford and Leeds closing the road earlier this afternoon. The woman was released by the fire service and taken to hospital. The road has now reopened.


M62 closed Eastbound after 'serious incident'


#M62 at #HartsheadMoor Services btwn J25 and J26 closed both directions for a serious accident. Air Ambo at scene.


M62 Update - Westbound carriageway has been re-opened. Eastbound will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

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