Major delays on M62 towards Leeds due to spillage on carriageway

There are major delays on the M62 towards Leeds.

By Abbey Maclure
Saturday, 19th September 2020, 1:55 pm
Updated Saturday, 19th September 2020, 2:00 pm

The eastbound carriageway is fully closed at Junction 25 near Brighouse following a breakdown and a spillage on the carriageway.

Traffic officers and West Yorkshire Police are at the scene.

The incident is causing 30 minute delays on journeys towards Leeds, with four miles of queuing traffic spanning back to Junction 24.

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The incident is causing 30 minute delays on journeys towards Leeds (stock photo)

Average speeds are less than 10mph.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area where possible and First Bus has warned that its services may be delayed.

Metro Travel has warned that congestion is building across West Yorkshire bus networks.