Delays on M62 near Rothwell, Leeds, after three white vans crash

A MULTI-VEHICLE accident on the M62 near Rothwell caused delays for commuters in the morning rush hour today (Wednesday).

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At one point, three lanes on the westbound carriageway between junction 30 at Rothwell and junction 29 at Lofthouse were closed.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said they were called to assist the ambulance service at 7.54am.

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Three white vans were involved in the collision; a Fiat Ducato, a Mercedes Curtain and a Vauxhall Movano.

None of the drivers are believed to have been seriously hurt.

Highways England said the accident was cleared by around 9.15am and delays were easing.