M62 partly shut while police investigate discovery of body

ONE lane of the M62 will be shut until 3pm today while police investigating the discovery of a body nearby search the area.

The inside lane of the eastbound carriageway will be closed between junction 22 at Rishworth and junction 23 at Huddersfield.

Officers say they may have to close the road again tomorrow.

As reported by the Courier, Imants Tracums's body was found in a reservior next to the M62 on Friday - two days after a crash.

It is believed the 41-year-old from Leeds was driving a blue Honda Civic which crashed near junction 22 eastbound.