Driver dies after accident at Chain Bar junction

Driver dies after accident at Chain Bar junction

POLICE have confirmed that a man has died following a serious road traffic collision at the Chain Bar roundabout in Cleckheaton.

The accident, involving a number of vehicles including an HGV lorry, happened on Saturday at 3.35pm on the M62 slip road.

The westbound exit from the M62 at junction 26, which is used by motorists heading onto the A58, into Cleckheaton or up the M606, was closed for most of the day.

Pictures online showed a lorry on its side off the carriageway while air ambulance and fire crews attended.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said that enquiries are ongoing and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 1120 of March 9.

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