Car stuck half way up embankment after driving off M62 in dramatic crash

A car came off the M62 and ended up half way up the embankment just prior to junction 24 westbound.
A car came off the M62 and ended up half way up the embankment just prior to junction 24 westbound.
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A car made a dramatic exit from the M62 near Ainley Top on Tuesday morning and became stuck halfway up the embankment.

A West Yorkshire Police officer tweeted the images of the incident which occurred at around 6am on Tuesday morning just before junction 24 westbound.

A Police Officer tweeted this photo of the vehicle on the M62 this morning.

A Police Officer tweeted this photo of the vehicle on the M62 this morning.

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The officer known on Twitter as Motorway Martin said: "Not quite sure how the driver of this vehicle managed to end up this far up the banking!!"

Another Highways England Traffic officer, Sam Blakeborough said: "The occupants were very lucky it didn't roll over."

No one in the vehicle was injured in the incident.

A further incident on the M62 occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

A vehicle broke down at junction 31 eastbound, near Normanton, causing lane two of the entry slip road to close temporarily.

The lane is expected to reopen between 5pm and 5.15pm.