UPDATED: All lanes re-open after congestion on M62

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There were long delays being reported on the eastbound and westbound side of the M62 this afternoon - but all lanes are now open.

Two lanes were shut around junction 26 Chain Bar eastbound because of an accident and a broken down vehicle.

No one is thought to have been hurt in the accident,

Dealys were being reported back to Hartshead Moor Services at 2.45pm.

Meanwhile an accident westbound between junction 27 Gildersome and junction 26 Chain Bar involving a lorry and a car had closed a lane.

Congestion was beign reported to junction 28 Tingley.

Traffic is now flowing again in both directions, as it is on the A58, which had also experienced some tailbacks as a result.