TWO people were injured in a motorbike crash on the M62 eastbound this morning.

The crash happened at 9.30am between junction 25 and 26 (Cleckheaton).

Police and ambulance were called and all four lanes of the carriageway were closed to allow emergency services to access the casualties.

A man and a woman travelling on a motorbike were injured and taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

Police confirmed one of the casualties suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and the other suffered minor injuries.

The incident has caused long delays back to Junction 25 but the road has since re-opened.

Highways Agency showed speeds down to 20mph at 11.30am and anticipated normal traffic flow to resume in an hour.