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Travel: M62 westbound West Yorks crash

There are reports of delays due to an earlier crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

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It is affecting junction 27 A650 Gelderd Road at Gildersome to junction 26 A638 Chain Bar. There is congestion to junction 28 at Tingley.

Lane one of four had been closed to allow emergency vehicles to attend the scene.

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Travel: M62 motorway closed for emergency electrical works

Credit: Highways England

Motorists heading to the Little Mix concert in Huddersfield tonight are being urged to leave extra travel time due to closure of the M62.

Emergency electric works are being carried out on the road between J24 (Ainley Top) and J25 (Brighouse) after power cables fell onto the carriageway.

Highways England says diversions are in place.

More than 28,000 people are expected to attend the Little Mix concert which is the first major gig at John Smith's Stadium for over a decade.

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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