M62 traffic live as crash shuts 3 lanes bringing traffic to a standstill

Drivers are trapped in huge delays as a crash shuts three lanes of the M62[1] at rush hour. West Yorkshire Police have shut down the busy part of the motorway following the serious crash heading eastbound, just before Junction 27 for the M621 at Gildersome[2]. Three lanes out of four on the motorway have been shut, which has caused traffic[3] to be brought to a standstill to Junction 25 for Brighouse.

Our traffic partner Inrix says: "Severe delays and three lanes closed due to accident on M62 Eastbound before J27 M621 (Gildersome). Congestion to J25 ( Brighouse ). Lane two, three and four (of four).

Traffic is also slow in the opposite direction." We will be live blogging this breaking news story, with updates appearing below. Scroll down to see them come in live.

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