Engine is ripped from car after M62 crash during Storm Ciara

A car's engine was ripped from the vehicle after a crash on the M62 during storm Ciara.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 8:45 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 8:47 am

PC Martin Willis, who policies the M62 motorway across West Yorkshire, urged people to "slow down" as he shared the shocking footage on Twitter.

In the video, the cars mangled engine can be seen strewn across the lanes.

Officers managed to drag it away to allow traffic to move again.

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A car engine on the M62. Photo Martin Willis, known as 'Motorway Martin' on Twitter @WYP_PCWILLIS

The traffic officer said: "Last night it was ladders in the carriageway. Tonight it's an engine!

"The impact from this collision was so severe it ripped it from the vehicle.

"We managed to drag it from lane 3 to get traffic moving again. Storm Ciara is still unrelenting! #slowdown."