UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries following an accident on the M62 motorway

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A serious accident has closed the M62 eastbound after J33 at Knottingley.

The incident involving two vehicles, happened at 5.50am. It is thought one of the vehicles was an Astra van.

One man suffered serious injuries and was taken to LGI hospital.

The police are currently working to get at least two lanes opened as soon as possible as investigations into the incident remain ongoing.