M62 reopens after ‘police incident’ when road shut in both directions
The Highways Agency shared a picture from a traffic-monitoring camera to show vehicles being turned round in the opposite direction following the closure.
The M62 has reopened after it was closed in both directions for several hours following a “police incident”.
The trans-Pennine motorway was closed between junction 23, Outlane, and junction 22 at Rishworth, West Yorkshire Police said.
Diversions were put in place while officers dealt with the incident.
The #M62 is closed in both directions between J22 #Denshaw and J24 near #Huddersfield due to a Police incident. Any traffic within the closure is now being turned and released. pic.twitter.com/U2wIxhw06S— Highways England (@HighwaysYORKS) January 14, 2018
It did not disclose details about what the incident involved.