TWO motorway smashes snarled up traffic for several hours.
The crashes happened minutes apart on the eastbound carriageway close to Hartshead Moor service station at 1pm yesterday.
One involved a white Renault articulated lorry and for a while two lanes of the motorway were closed.
Altogether six people suffered slight injuries.
The motorway became very congested as the damaged vehicles were moved and the chaos spread back on to roads near Huddersfield.