Multi-vehicle crash closed part of M62

The crash happened on the M62 westbound last night.

The crash happened on the M62 westbound last night.

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The westbound side of the M62 near Wakefield was closed last night after a crash involving several vehicles.

Police closed the motorway, between junctions 31 and 30.

West Yorkshire Police said: “M62 Update - West bound currently closed for recovery of vehicles, which is ongoing. Lane 3 east closed due to 1 vehicle being on the central reservation. “We hope to reopen as soon as possible”

A car has flipped over the central reservation of the motorway and several other vehicles have been seriously damaged in the incident.

The motorway was fully opened around 9pm.