Multi-vehicle crash closed part of M62

The crash happened on the M62 westbound last night.
The crash happened on the M62 westbound last night.

The westbound side of the M62 near Wakefield was closed last night after a crash involving several vehicles.

Police closed the motorway, between junctions 31 and 30.

West Yorkshire Police said: “M62 Update - West bound currently closed for recovery of vehicles, which is ongoing. Lane 3 east closed due to 1 vehicle being on the central reservation. “We hope to reopen as soon as possible”

A car has flipped over the central reservation of the motorway and several other vehicles have been seriously damaged in the incident.

The motorway was fully opened around 9pm.