Accident on M62 between Wakefield and Castleford

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Motorists experienced delays on the M62 this morning.

There was an accident on the eastbound carriageway, between junction 29, for the M1 at Lofthouse, and junction 31, for the A655 at Castleford.

The incident involving a car and HGV, happened at around 8.30am today (Wednesday), but it has now been cleared.

Crews from Normanton, Castlefrod and Rothwell fire stations attended, but no one was trapped.

Traffic on the westbound carriageway was slow as drivers slowed to look at the accident.

The motorway remains busy.