Two car crash causing Boxing Day delays on M62

A two car crash closed a lane of the M62 - causing delays for commuters on Boxing Day.

Lane three is currently blocked. PIC: Highways England

Highways England tweeted to warn people of the disruption on the westbound carriageway between junction 23 at Outlane and junction 2 at Rishworth.

Lane three was blocked for a period, but the vehicles have now been moved tot he hard shoulder, but delays are still being felt in the area.

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Traffic is reportedly building back to junction 24 for Ainley Top.

The tweet said: "M62 westbound between J23 #Outlane & J22 #Rishworth we have a 2 car accident blocking lane 3.

"Traffic Officers just arriving on scene and will assess if we can clear to the hardshoulder.

"Traffic builidng back to J24 #AinleyTop as a result"

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