UPDATE: M62 now cleared after crash chaos

Traffic alert
Traffic alert

The eastbound M62 into West Yorkshire is now cleared following a serious crash this morning involving two lorries.

The incident happened between junction 21 (Milnrow) and junction 22 (Rishworth Moor) of the motorway at about 6.30am.

Queues were reported to go as far back as junction 19 (Heywood).

A police investigation took several hours followed by recovery and repair work.

All lanes are now open.