There were huge queues and long tailbacks on the M62 this morning after a crash north of Huddersfield.
“Congestion to past J28 (Tingley). Trainee nurse Bethany Jones, 18, died at the scene of the crash A 400m cordon was put in place and homes were evacuated, with about 50 people taking refuge at the council's centre in Westfield Lane.The council said it was trying to rearrange the meeting, which was due to take place during the evening, for Tuesday.Stephen Tulley, leader of the council, said the meeting had to be cancelled to accommodate those who had been evacuated from their homes. It involved one car and one person is seriously injured. The accident happened shortly before 9am on the westbound carriageway between junction 31 for Castleford and 30 for Rothwell..
Eastbound traffic was briefly held earlier in the evening when the accident happened. West Yorkshire Police said in an earlier statement: "Police are currently in attendance at a serious road traffic collision on the M62 between J29 and J28 Westbound. Eight have now been discharged, South Yorkshire Police said.Several fund-raising efforts are already under way. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express Last month, emergency services attending to the incident described the scene like nothing they had ever seen before. The road was closed from 6pm until 10.50pm. Stefanie Firth, 24, from South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, is in intensive care with serious spinal injuries after the horrific crash on the M62 yesterday … The accident happened between junction 29 for Lofthouse and junction 28 Tingley earlier this evening. Drivers were advised to avoid the area and a diversion route via the M1 South to J41 and the A650 through Tingley was in place. Please avoid the area. The westbound side of the motorway is still closed but the eastbound was only temporarily shut while an air ambulance landed. Lt. Leanna Ellis, of the local Sheriff’s Office, said: “The officers on the scene said it was like something out of a movie, echoes of crashes and people screaming.”While Mary Greeley, an intensive care supervisor at the scene, said: “The hardest part was physically getting to those that needed medical treatment. There is an increasing chance that a further spell of more persistent snowSo far the video has been watched by five million people with over 118,000 shares. https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/926213/UK-weather-forecast-M6… I’m looking for the driver of the company van it hit, I have front and rear dash cam footage (including number plates) and hoped it would help if they needed it. Others could tell from license plates that this was filmed in the United States. Hen party crash: Friends raise funds for air ambulance West Yorkshire M62 hen party crash victims 'critical' Woman on hen party dies as 20 injured in crash on M62 Diversion: via the M1 South to J41 and the A650 through Tingley.One person has been seriously injured in the collision I witnessed a crash last week at junction 6 M62, the person who caused the crash drove off. Firefighters from Batley and Cleckheaton were called to the scene of the crash on the M62 Westbound between junction 27 and 26 at 7.10pm … Make the most of your money by signing up to our newsletter for More than five million people have watched the videoMore UK weather warnings have been placed across the country The map below shows the extent of the area affected by the accident.The road was closed just before 6pm. South Elmsall Town Council was to hold a … The accident happened shortly before 9am on the westbound carriageway between junction 31 for Castleford and 30 for Rothwell.. According to AA, there was debris on the road and multiple lanes were blocked with traffic reported to be "very slow" after an accident. Many observant viewers noticed the biggest giveaway of the cars driving on the right side of the road. It involved one car and one person is seriously injured. One vehicle involved and one person has been seriously injured. Please see our The footage of a devastating crash in the snow was posted to social media yesterday afternoon as The M62 and M66 motorway in the North West of England were hit by major delays following crashes in the dangerous conditions.More than 20 people were injured in an incident on the M66 and later on a Highways England car was even pictured on fire.Shortly after the chaos, a video seemingly of a crash in the area began to be shared across Facebook. "Mr Tulley has two relatives who are still in hospital following the crash.Miss Jones was one of 21 people on the minibus heading to Liverpool when it was involved in the crash last Friday morning.Eleven others were seriously injured and were taken to hospital for treatment. Eastbound traffic was briefly held earlier in the evening when the accident happened. Full closure of the motorway is in place. The westbound side of the motorway is still closed but the eastbound was only temporarily shut while an air ambulance landed. Neither driver was injured and it was a ‘damage only collision’.It is being reported that there are tailbacks of over 9 miles due to the earlier accident between two lorries on the M62 westbound from junction 27 to junction 26.There is congestion to junction 29 at the M1 Lofthouse Interchange. "It's been a crazy week for the community and a very, very testing time for us.