A second accident on the M62 in West Yorkshire is causing traffic chaos this morning.
A multi-vehicle accident has led to the closure of two lanes Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top). This is affecting traffic btween Cleckheaton and Rochdale.
This is a separate incident to the closure on the opposing carriageway due to an oil spillage after an earlier accident. The whole of the Eastbound carriageway is closed between J24 A629 (Ainley Top) and J25 A644 (Brighouse), with congestion back to J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).
It is likely to remain closed throughout the morning rush hour. Routes into Ripponden, Huddersfield and Brighouse are very congested.
M62 East at Junction 24 CLOSED following RTC to allow chemical cleaning of the road surface. Please avoid the area and plan another route.
Police say there is queueing traffic due to oil spillage and accident involving two lorries and a car between J24 A629 (Ainley Top) and J25 A644 (Brighouse). There is congestion on the M62 to J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield).
The road is likely to remain closed through morning rush hour. Two diversions are in place for vehicles below 4.8 metres to follow the hollow triangle, vehicles above 4.8 metres to follow solid circle symbol.
M62 Eastbound entry slip road closed due to broken down lorry at J31 A655 (Castleford). Traffic is coping well.
One lane is blocked and there is slow traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M62 westbound between J29 M1 (Lofthouse) and J29 M1 (Lofthouse).
There has been a crash westbound on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
It happened at junction 28 A650/A653.
Traffic is reported to be coping well.
There is very slow traffic and one lane is closed due to an accident on the M62 westbound between J28 A650 / A653 (Tingley) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome). Lane one (of three) is closed.
West Yorkshire police have tweeted a warning to motorists after reports of a mattress in the middle of the M62 in West Yorkshire.
We are receiving reports of a mattress in the middle lane at Junction 32 west bound on the M62. Please be careful.
Two lanes have been blocked and there is queueing traffic on the M62 eastbound between J26 (Chain Bar) and J27 (Gildersome) due to an accident involving a lorry and a car.
Two lanes are closed and there is queueing traffic on the M62 eastbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).
Lanes two and three (of three) are closed. It is affecting traffic heading away from Clifton towards Morley.
The M62 westbound has reopened following a collision this morning.
The road was reopened at 4.45 this afternoon, after being closed due to an accident involving seven vehicles.