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Rubber-necking drivers slow traffic going in opposite direction

Very slow traffic due to people slowing to look at accident on M62 Westbound at J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).
A lorry is across the eastbound side.

Accident won't be cleared until12.45pm

A large HGV has jack knifed on the M62 blocking all lanes.

Just hard shoulder open following lorry jack-knife

Video of jack-knifed lorry

Queue on M62 caused by jack-knifed HGV.

M62 lorry accident

Traffic map of M62 at the moment. The dark red is where it isn’t moving or is moving very slowly.
Looks like vehicles are coming off the motorway at junction 21 (Milnrow) as there are long tailbacks leading to that junction on the eastbound carriageway.

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Traffic queuing due to jack-knifed lorry on M62 on hill up to Rishworth Moor

M62 jack-knifed lorry

Another photo of the stricken lorry.

Jack-knifed lorry on M62 on hill up to Rishworth Moor

Photo of jack-knifed lorry blocking eastbound M62


Jack-knifed lorry on M62 on hill up to Rishworth Moor

M62 eastbound is now closed

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