UPDATE M62 crash: Tanker driver freed

Traffic queues towards Brighouse on the A6025 Elland Road.
Traffic queues towards Brighouse on the A6025 Elland Road.

Firefighters have managed to free the driver of a tanker involved in an accident on the M62.

The motorway has now fully re-opened but congestion is reported between junctions 26 and 27 in both directions.

The motorway was closed in both directions following an accident that also involved a heavy goods vehicle between junction 26 Chain Bar and junction 27.