Live updates as vehicle fire causes major delays on M62 near Leeds

A vehicle fire has caused delays on the M62 near Leeds.

By Tom Coates
Wednesday, 20th July 2022, 8:51 am

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Two of the three lanes were closed following the fire. Image: National Highways: Yorkshire

Live updates as vehicle fire causes major delays on M62 near Leeds

Last updated: Wednesday, 20 July, 2022, 08:55

Incident cleared but delays remain

The incident has now been cleared and all lanes have reopened. Delays, however, remain.

Traffic was eventually released, although two of the lames remained closed.

Traffic stopped for extinguishing

Traffic was then stopped to allow the fire to be extinguished.

Initial closure of lanes following fire

Two of the three lanes on the M62 eastbound between J30 and J31 were closed due to a vehicle fire.

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