The lorry overturned on the M62 heading eastbound between J21 at Milnrow and Shaw and where the motorway enters West Yorkshire near Huddersfield at J22 at Ripponden, Saddleworth and Sowerby Bridge. Scroll down for the latest travel updates and diversion routes.
The lorry was heading from Manchester towards Leeds (photo: PA Wire/ Danny Lawson)
Highways England said that any traffic approaching the closure is advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your journey (photo: PA Wire/ Danny Lawson)
The lorry overturned across the hard shoulder and lane 1 which has caused large spillages of diesel to spread across the carriageaway according to Highways England (photo: PA Wire/ Danny Lawson)
Highways England have organised "extra resources" to assist in turning around any vehicles stuck inside the closure (photo: Highways England)
Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 20 January 2021 according to M62 Eastbound Cameras (photo: Highways England)
Congestion to is back to junction 19 for Heywood. It is also building through Denshaw as traffic diverts (photo: PA Wire/ Danny Lawson)