M62 closed Westbound in West Yorkshire

The M62 is fully closed Westbound between junctions 22 and 23 in West Yorkshire due to a serious accident which happened just before 8am today (May 13th).

The air ambulance attended and the road is expected to remain closed into the afternoon.

There is queueing and stationary traffic from junction 24 at Ainley Top to Junction 22 at Rishworth Moor and congestion to Harsthead Moor services between junction 25 at Brighouse and junction 26 at Chain Bar.

The closure is also affecting traffic around Hipperholme, Brighouse and Halifax. Diversions are in place.