POLICE shut the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after a man plunged from a bridge.
The incident happened near Junction 29 at Lofthouse shortly after 10am and both carriageways were closed as police dealt with the injured man.
He was flown to hospital by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance which landed on the motorway.
Thousands of drivers faced diversions for at least two hours.
The motorway is now fully re-opened