Lucky escape for driver as car crashes off M62 and down steep embankment

This was the scene of a crash after a car left the M62 motorway and rolled down a steep embankment.

By Ian Hirst
Wednesday, 26th January 2022, 11:06 am

West Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Unit shared the images of the crash that happened yesterday evening.

It is not known how the vehicle left the westbound carriageway of the M62 near to Rishworth at around 6pm.

The unit was supported by National Highways officers and other emergency services as the vehicle was recovered.

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West Yorkshire Police shared pictures of the crash off the M62 at Rishworth

A spokesperson for the RPU said that the driver was very luck and only escaped with minor injuries.

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West Yorkshire Police shared pictures of the crash off the M62 at Rishworth