THE M62 eastbound is now fully open after it was closed due to a crash involving multiple vehicles near Bradford

National Highways said shortly after 12.45pm that the motorway had been shut eastbound within junction 26 due to a multi-vehicle collision. 

One of the vehicles had overturned.

Just after 2.14pm, a National Highways spokesperson said: "The M62 in West Yorkshire has reopened eastbound within junction 26 (M606, Bradford) following a collision involving an overturned vehicle.

"Thank you for your patience, please have a safe onward journey."

According to travel monitoring site Inrix earlier, congestion was stretching back to junction 25, for Brighouse, and along the A644 into Brighouse as a result of the incident.