Live M62 junction 30 accident updates as four-car crash near Leeds causes seven miles of queues

Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a four-vehicle crash on the M62 near Leeds.

The accident happened at J30 A642 on the eastbound carriageway just before the entry slip road at around 4pm.

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Police closed the road earlier but all lanes have since reopened.

Long delays remain in the area with traffic queueing for seven miles back to J27 (Gildersome).

Traffic monitoring system Inrix reports: “M62 eastbound closed, queueing traffic for seven miles due to accident, four vehicles involved at J30 A642 (Rothwell).

“Congestion to J27 (Gildersome).”

West Yorkshire Police have been approached for more information.

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