Car fire and collision blocked lanes on M62 and A1

A car fire on the M62 in the early hours of this morning caused a lane to be blocked.

Pic: Highways England.

Highways England has confirmed that the lane between junction 22 and 23 eastbound have since been cleared, with the car moved to the hard shoulder waiting for recovery.

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A fire crew attended the scene at around 5am this morning.

Meanwhile, all lanes were also cleared on the A1 northbound between junction 39 to 40 near Pontefract following a collision.