Passengers on this coach had to flee to safety after it burst into flames on the M62 today.

It had been travelling on the eastbound carriageway beteeen Huddersfield and Brighouse when it caught fire shortly before 1.30pm.

A section of the motorway was closed while firefighters put out the blaze and the vehicle was recovered. Shorlty before 4pm today, the Highways Agency confirmed that all lanes had reopened and that traffic was flowing.

None of the passengers are believed to have been injured, and they were transported to the Hartshead Services.

The fire took place a few hours after another incident on the motorway.

At 10.30am a lane of the motorway was closed after a crash between a car and a lorry between Cleckheaton and Birstall.

One man was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, but his injuries were not believed to be serious.