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Multi-vehicle accident on M62

There is very slow traffic due to snow and a multi-vehicle accident on the M62 Westbound between J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). All vehicles are on the hard shoulder, but people slowing down to to look at the accident are causing problems. This, and the snow, is afffecting traffic travelling from Huddersfield towards Manchester.

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Road: M62 eastbound West Yorks severe delays after lorry fire

There are severe delays on M62 eastbound in West Yorkshire due to an earlier lorry fire between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).

Credit: Highways Agency

There is heavy congestion on M62 to J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and on M606 to J3 A6036 Rooley Avenue / A6177 Rooley Lane / Staithgate Lane (Staygate Roundabout).

The fire has now been extinguished and all lanes have reopened.

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