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

A car made a dramatic exit from the M62 near Ainley Top on Tuesday morning and became stuck halfway up the embankment.

A car came off the M62 and ended up half way up the embankment just prior to junction 24 westbound.

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

Read More

Read More
Video shows huge car fire which forced closure of major Leeds road

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

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!!"

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

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.