Vehicle fire causes '˜severe delays' on M62 near Rishworth

Severe delays are occurring on the M62 after lanes were closed following reports of a vehicle on fire.

Thursday, 1st March 2018, 1:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st March 2018, 1:45 pm

Shortly after 11am, Highways England said that the eastbound carriageway was shut between junction 21 and 22.

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The agency's tweet read: "The #M62 is closed eastbound between J21 and J22 due to vehicle fire. Severe delays on approach."