Tailbacks on motorway

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TRAFFIC is delayed following a fatal accident on the M62.

The motorway is closed at Junction 30 and 31 causing tailbacks following the incident where a HGV crossed the central reservation shedding its load.

It happened at 4.30am this morning and police are still investigating the accident.

Drivers are being advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

There are no indication when the road will reopen.

Anyone seeking live traffic information can visit www.highways.gov.uk or ring the Highways Agency’s Information Line on 0300 123 5000.