Accidents causing delays on the M62

Two separate accidents are causing traffic delays on the M62 in both directions between junctions 23 (Huddersfield) and 24 (Ainley Top)

Thursday, 9th January 2014, 7:44 am
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All lanes have now reopened on the westbound carriageway after an earlier incident involving two cars and a van. Traffic is building back to junction 26 but is expected to clear by around 9am.

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All lanes have reopened following a second accident on the eastbound carriageway but traffic is still being delayed by around 30 minutes.

Traffic is also queuing on the M62 westbound between junction 27 for the M621 and junction 26 (Chain Bar), with one lane blocked. The exit slip road at Chain Bar is also closed.