Woodhead Pass reopens after road traffic collision

After being closed in both directions for several hours due to a road traffic collision, the Woodhead Pass has now reopened.

The A628 Woodhead Pass. Picture: Google

Just before 8am this morning, the A628 Woodhead Pass was closed in both directions closed as a result of the accident, which took place between Windle Edge (Dunford Bridge Turn Off) and A6024 (Holmfirth Turn Off).

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Highways England confirmed the road had been reopened in both directions at around 12.30pm.

Further information on the accident is not yet known.