Car catches fire on M62

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Part of the M62 had to be closed for around 40 minutes this afternnoon (Sunday) after a car caught fire.

The incident happened around half a mile off junction 24, east bound, when a silver BMW 3 Series caught fire due to a suspected electrical fault.

Fire crews from Elland and Brighouse attended the scene at around 2.45pm to extinguish the fire.

Nobody was hurt as a result of the incident.

The police and Highways officers also attended the scene.