Delays for commuters during evening rush hour after M62 vehicle fire

M62 vehicle fire. Picture by Lisa Hirst
M62 vehicle fire. Picture by Lisa Hirst

All lanes are now reopen on the M62 after a vehicle fire between Junction 23 and 22 this morning.

WATCH: Fire crews on scene after M62 vehicle fire

Queues started building between junctions 23 at Outlane and 22 at Rishworth Moor this morning after a truck caught fire on the westbound carriageway.

Fire crews were soon on the scene but delays continued throughout the morning until two lanes were reopened at lunchtime.

Commuters are being encouraged to find an alternative route to their destination as long delays remain westbound from Junction 26 at Chain Bar