A vehicle is on fire on the M62.

It is blocking a lane on the westbound entry slip road at J22 Rishworth Moor.

Lane one of two joining the main carriageway is closed.

It follows an earlier accident between J26 at Chain Bar and J25 at Brighouse which left the road partially blocked.

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All back to normal

M62 Westbound lane re-opened on entry slip road, recovery work completed and earlier vehicle fire at J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).

These incidents are being dealt with quickly today!

Latest on this incident

Police statement

Police have told us the incident on the M62 was a “minor bump” and was cleared within minutes - even before police, who saw it on traffic cameras, could attend!

The spokesman said they didn’t even receive a report. Hopefully everyone is now on their way.

Traffic at J27

Traffic at J27 eastbound of the M62
Traffic at J27 eastbound of the M62

The current picture at J27 - this is eastbound so it’s approaching the accident on the other carriageway

Accident cleared

The accident has cleared now and traffic is easing

Further afield on M62

A separate incident closer to Manchester

Traffic flow at J27

Traffic flow at J27 eastbound near the M621
Traffic flow at J27 eastbound near the M621

It looks like traffic is flowing at J27 for the moment

Heavy delays

It looks like the accident is affecting traffic quite severely