Police issue statement on M62 closure near Leeds after car overturns on carriageway
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There was six miles of congestion and warnings that there would be delays of over an hour while emergency services worked at the scene.
“Vehicle on roof, driver taken to hospital but looked to be low/level injuries but not confirmed as yet by hospital. Car recovered & believe the lane is just being cleared.”
By the time the road was reopened at around 8.30am, there was eight miles of congestion and remaining delays of around 50 minutes above usual journey times.