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M62 crash LIVE: Motorway shut in both directions after fatal crash causing travel chaos | UK | News

M62 crash LIVE: Motorway shut in both directions after fatal crash causing travel chaos | UK | News

A motorway was closed in both directions after a fatal crash involving a car travelling in the wrong direction on an eastbound lane. Police have confirmed a man was killed near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, in a head-on collision on the M62 in the early hours of Saturday morning. In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said officers rushed to the scene after receiving reports of a Vauxhall Corsa travelling westbound on the eastbound carriageway of the motorway. However, when officers located the car they discovered it had been in a collision not long after with a VW Golf close to Scammonden Bridge. As commuters avoid the M62, traffic is building up on diversion routes. THIS IS A LIVE BLOG. FOLLOW BELOW FOR UPDATES. Source link