M62 traffic: 10 mile queues on M62 as fire and multi vehicle collision close motorway both ways

10 miles of queues are being reported on the M62 after a fire and multi vehicle collision close the section of carriageway in both directions.

Wednesday, 10th November 2021, 6:42 pm

The eastbound carriageway of the M62, junction 29 at the Lofthouse interchange has been closed until further notice following a multi vehicle collision.

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Section of M62 westbound closed due to vehicle fire

The section of motorway is now closed in both directions following an earlier incident involving a vehicle fire on the westbound carriageway.

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A fire and multi vehicle collision has shut the M62 near Lofthouse in both directions. Picture: Highways England.

West Yorkshire Police, Fire and Ambulance services are on the scene with the public being advised to avoid the area and plan an alternative route.

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