There was a serious accident on the M62 near Leeds after another accident involving several vehicles and an oil spill on the roadway.
The M62 Eastbound is closed between J28 A653 Dewsbury Road (Tingley) and J29 M1 J42 (Lofthouse) following an accident between a truck and a van.
Emergency services including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Yorkshire Ambulance Service all attended the scene.
The causeway has been closed since 7:30 a.m. today (Monday) and it is not yet known when it will reopen.
This accident occurs after a separate incident between seven vehicles and an oil spill between D30 and D31 around 5.30pm.
A statement from National Highways states: “The M62 in West Yorkshire is closed eastbound between J28 Tingley Interchange (Lees, Dewsbury A653) and J29 Lofthouse Interchange (London, Wakefield, The NORTH, M1; Leeds (M621)) due to of a serious collision. .
“West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Yorkshire Ambulance and National Motorway Traffic Officers are on the scene. “
Inrix, our travel manager, says: “M62 in direction is closed, traffic in queue due to previous accident, van and truck involved and accident investigation work between. J28 A653 Dewsbury Road (Tingley) and J29 M1 J42 (Lofthouse).
“The road has been closed since 7:30 p.m. due to an accident between a van and a truck.”
We contacted the ambulance service and the police for more information.