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Here’s the full story about what happened on the M62 this evening.

Delays increase on M62 eastbound yet again

One lane remains closed between junctions 22 and 23 and normal traffic conditions are now not expected until after 9pm.

Police confirm man fell from bridge

Police have confirmed that a man fell from a bridge over the motorway.

Police were called to the M62 eastbound near junction 22 at Rishworth shortly before 5.30pm today to a report of a concern for safety in relation to a man on a bridge over the motorway.

Within minutes of this call, further information was received that the man had fallen from the bridge.

Emergency services attended at the scene, with paramedics confirming the man as deceased shortly before 6pm.

Closures have been put in place on the bridge and motorway while enquiries are carried out at the scene.

Man’s body found at side of M62

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found on the verge of the M62 eastbound shortly before 6pm tonight.

Delays increase on M62 eastbound yet again

Normal traffic conditions are now not expected until after 8.45pm.

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