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M62 closed LIVE: Severe traffic queues after lorry crash

The M62 has been closed between Howden and North Cave after a road traffic collision.

Emergency services are at the scene dealing with the incident and the road has now been closed to vehicles travelling eastbound.

"Access via hard shoulder but please reduce speed on the approach to the scene."

Traffic is also slowing down on the westbound carriageway, thought to be caused by drivers slowing down as they pass the incident.

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Approximately 100 plasterboards on the road

Inrix Travel Centre said: “M62 Eastbound closed, queueing traffic due to approximately 100 plasterboards on road and accident, a lorry involved from J37 A614 (Howden) to J38 A63 (North Cave).

“Congestion to J36 (Goole). Surrounding roads in Howden and Belby are slow as traffic looks to divert.

“The road was closed around 10:55, after a lorry hit the central reservation. Trapped traffic has been cleared and the debris on this stretch is currently being cleaned up.

“Diversion - Follow hollow square symbol: via the A614 to A1079 Market Weighton, then A1034 back to the A63.”