Lane closures cause delays on M62 after vehicle fire

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Severe delays are occurring on the M62 after lanes were closed following reports of a vehicle on fire.

Shortly after 11am, Highways England said that the eastbound carriageway was shut between junction 21 and 22.

The agency’s tweet read: “The #M62 is closed eastbound between J21 and J22 due to vehicle fire. Severe delays on approach.”