Dramatic photo shows overturned lorry at Ainley Top close to M62 motorway

This dramatic photo shows an overturned lorry at Ainley Top this morning, close to the M62[1] motorway. The lorry has fallen onto its side on the A629 Halifax Road at Ainley Top near Huddersfield. The northbound side of the road is fully blocked.

'All approaches' to the roundabout are heavily congested, according to traffic alert service Inrix. Queues are building on the surrounding roads. The crash, which is near junction 24 on the M62, is also causing a knock-on effect on the motorway.

Motorway cameras show heavy traffic on the westbound side of the M62 - towards Greater Manchester - up to junction 24. Emergency services remain on the scene of the crash. It has not yet been confirmed whether anyone has been left seriously injured.


  1. ^ M62 (www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk)
  2. ^ M61 LIVE updates: Heavy traffic and queues building after crash (www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk)
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