M62 lanes shut after serious car and lorry collision

The M62 was closed both ways this evening after a serious collision between a car and a lorry.


Highways England said that the motorway was shut between junction 33 at Knottingley and junction 34 at Whitley Bridge after 4.30pm.

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Yorkshire Air Ambulance has reportedly attended the scene.

The eastbound lanes have since re-opened, while westbound lanes between junction 33 and 34 are still closed for a North Yorkshire Police investigation.

Drivers are being urged by Highways England to plan ahead.