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Rush hour chaos: 'M62 closed. Stationary traffic. Tell my wife and son I love them'

Motorists have taken to social media this morning to bemoan being stuck in the M62 traffic chaos.
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The M62 is closed between junctions 24 and 25.

M62 reopens after crash and oil spill near Brighouse

The M62 has been fully reopened in West Yorkshire following a crash this morning that caused an oil spill - but motorists are still being warned of hour-long delays.

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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

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Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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UPDATE: Firefighter who saved man from burning lorry praises public for their help

An off-duty firefighter, who rescued a lorry driver from his cab seconds before it was engulfed by flames, has paid tribute to the members of public who helped him intervene.

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Elaine Davison. PIC: Ross Parry

"I won't let you die": Husband to wife impaled on a tree branch

A husband has described how he told his wife he would not let her die after she was impaled by a tree branch, which crushed their car in gale force winds.

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Broken down train near Leeds causes delays

Broken down train near Leeds causes delays

Trains between Leeds, Wakefield and London are delayed this morning due to a broken down train.

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The junction of Sewerbridge Lane and Ackton Hall Crescent.

Police appeal for witnesses after drivers are seriously injured in West Yorkshire crash

Two people were seriously injured in a road smash near Featherstone.

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Planned motorway roadworks from June 12 to 18.

Next week’s planned roadworks

These are the planned roadworks for Yorkshire’s motorways for the week ahead.

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Barnsley Road. Picture courtesy of Google 2016.

Call for action to tackle parking problems on busy road in and out of Wakefield

Concerns have been raised over parking and congestion on one of the main roads in and out of Wakefield.

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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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M62 delays after four lorries and caravan in crash

AN ACCIDENT involving a number of vehicles is causing delays on the eastbound M62 near Goole this afternoon.

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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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The accident scene. Photo: Zubair Hussain

UPDATED: Man injured in single car crash at Liversedge

FIREFIGHTERS freed a man from the wreckage of a car in after a crash in Liversedge
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Featherstone Lane, Featherstone. Photo: Google.

Three injured in Featherstone crash

THREE people were injured and one  was taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash in Featherstone.
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Elderly man injured in crash involving lorry, van and two cars

Elderly man injured in crash involving lorry, van and two cars

Two cars, a van and a lorry have been involved in a collision in South Kirkby.

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Woman taken to hospital after A1 crash

A woman in her 70s has been taken to hospital following a collision on the A1 near Pontefract.

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Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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Lorry crash closes part of M1 in West Yorkshire

Lorry crash closes part of M1 in West Yorkshire

Two HGVs have collided on a section of the M1 in West Yorkshire this morning.
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DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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