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TRAVEL UPDATE: Motorists warned of severe delays on M62

Motorists are being warned to expect eight mile tailbacks on the westbound M62 in West Yorkshire due to an earlier lorry fire.

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It happened between junction 23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and junction 22 A672 (Rishworth Moor) earlier today Tuesday June 19.

There is congestion to junction 26 M606 / A58 Whitehall Road / A638 Bradford Road (Chain Bar).

The lorry has now been recovered from the hard shoulder and all lanes have re-opened.

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Travel: M62 West Yorks severe delays due to lorry fire

There are severe delays on the westbound M62 in West Yorkshire due to a lorry fire.

  • @MrPeteEdwards

It happened between junction 23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and junction 22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). There is congestion to junction 24 A629 (Ainley Top)

Lanes one two and three were closed and traffic was being held while the fire crews dealt with the blaze.

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