Highways England closed the motorway westbound for all of Monday morning.
Police have confirmed a man in his 30s has died from his injuries in hospital, after a serious crash on the M62 yesterday morning (13/5).
The incident happened at around 7.40am on the west bound carriageway between junctions 23 and 22.
It involved a lorry and a VW transporter van.
West Yorkshire Police said: "Any witnesses to the collision to who saw debris in the carriageway before the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 282 of today."
The air ambulance has been called in to a serious crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
The accident happened on the westbound carriageway between junctions 22 and 23 just before 8am on Monday.
Highways England closed the motorway westbound for most of Monday but re-opened early afternoon.
The crash also caused delays on the M62 and on surrounding routes.
Pls be aware if travelling from #Leeds to #GreaterManchester the #M62 remains CLOSED nr #Huddersfield. There is approx 5.5 miles of congestion which is likely to add at least 45 minutes onto normal travel times. Diversion info here: https://t.co/UpqIHidDTYhttps://t.co/8JQJwSemKa— Highways England (@HighwaysYORKS) May 13, 2019
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