Huge rush-hour delays on M62 after lorry jack-knifes blocking 3 lanes

There are huge delays on the M62 this evening after a lorry jack-knifed - blocking three lanes.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 4:36 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 4:37 pm

The incident - on the M62 eastbound between J32 for Castleford and 32A - occurred shortly before 4pm.

Delays of at least 30 minutes and a minimum of four miles of traffic were reported.

Traffic officers are on the scene and recovery has been requested.

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The scene

Highways England tweeted: "#M62 eastbound between J32 #Castleford #Xscape and J32A #A1M there has been an accident where an HGV has jack knifed and is blocking 3 lanes. #TrafficOfficers on scene and recovery requested