Huge tailbacks and delays as cars crash into M62 central reservation at Scammonden

The crash has happened between junction 22 and junction 23 at Scammonden. (Highways England)
The crash has happened between junction 22 and junction 23 at Scammonden. (Highways England)

Motorway lanes have been closed on the M62 after a crash between two vehicles.

The incident has happened on the westbound carriageway between junction 22 and junction 23 at Scammonden.

The cars have collided with the central barrier and lane three is closed in both directions.

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There are currently lane closures on both the eastbound and westbound carriageways.

On the eastbound carriageway there was approximately five miles of congestion which added around 30 minutes onto your usual journey time.

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On the westbound carriageway there was seven miles of congestion which added around an hour onto usual journey times.

Members of West Yorkshire Police, Yorkshire Ambulance and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are on the scene.

Highways England has confirmed that all lanes are now flowing on both eastbound and westbound.

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