Crash closes M62 causing rush hour traffic chaos near Leeds

There are delays building on the M62 and the A1(M) near Leeds after a crash stopped traffic on the M62.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 4:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 4:59 pm

Highways England reported a collision at 3.46pm, between Junction 33 at Ferrybridge and Junction 34 at Selby.

There was a full closure of the carriageway as officers cleared the incident to the hard shoulder.

By 4.06pm all lanes were reopened but there are long delays on the M62.

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There is heavy traffic backing up to Junction 32A, the exit with the A1(M), causing further delays around Ferrybridge and Pontefract.

There are long delays on the M62 after a crash stopped traffic near Ferrybridge (Stock Photo)