A YOUNG boy died last night in a pile-up on the M62.

The 11-year-old, thought to be from Hull, was a passenger in one of six cars which were in collision with a truck.

The accident happened at 6pm between junctions 29 and 30 near Rothwell, Leeds.

Police closed a long stretch of the westbound carriageway for several hours as the accident was investigated.

The truck driver has been arrested.