M62 closed due to overturned chemical tanker

The M62 iis closed in both directions due to an overturned tanker and spillage of chemicals between Jjunction 34 A19 (Selby / Doncaster) and J35 M18 (Langham) causing tailbacks of more than two miles.

Police have advised that the road is now likely to remain closed until at least tomorrow morning and have asked any motorists to stay in their cars with the windows closed because of fumes.