Van fire closes lane on M62 near Castleford

Picture from Highways Yorkshire
Picture from Highways Yorkshire
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Lane one (of three) of the M62 has been closed between junction 30 and 31 due to a van fire.

Traffic was briefly stopped to allow the fire service to deal with the blaze and has now opened two lanes.

A recovery unit is now on its way to the scene.

Highways England are advising motorists to approach the junction with care.

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