M62 closed in both directions due to 'police incident'

The M62 is currently closed in both direction due to a 'police incident' at Ainley Top.

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Highways England tweeted to warn motorists, advising to find alternative routes where possible.

They said: "#M62 both carrageways from J22 to J24 are closed due to a police incident. Please avoid the area if possible.

"Updates to follow @WYP_RPU #Trafficofficers enroute."

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M62 PIC: Google

M62 PIC: Google

Long delays are currently being reported.

More as we have it.

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