All traffic being held on M62 near Leeds after multi-vehicle crash causes three-lane closure

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A three-lane closure on the M62 is causing traffic chaos for commuters.

The M62 westbound between J26 for Chain Bar and J25 for Brighouse is currently at a temporary standstill due to the crash.

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Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash shortly before 7am.

Four miles of congestion has built up - expected to add up to 45 minutes on to usual journey times.

Highways England tweeted: "If travelling in #WestYorkshire this morning pls be aware this collision #M62 westbound is causing LONG DELAYS.

"There are approx. 4 miles of congestion which is expected to add 30 - 45mins onto usual journey times. #Leeds #Huddersfield #Bradford motorists plan ahead."