Accident closes one lane on M62 near Wakefield

Traffic is building on the M62 near Wakefield after the crash. (Picture Highways England)
Traffic is building on the M62 near Wakefield after the crash. (Picture Highways England)

One lane is closed and traffic is building on the M62 this rush hour after an accident.

Highways England says the accident happened on the M62 Eastbound from junction 29 (M1) junction 42, Lofthouse, to junction 30 (A642) Rothwell.

Lane three (of three) is closed and traffic is getting heavy, causing major delays for motorists this rush hour.

Avoid the area if possible.