Two dead after car drives the wrong way on M62

Two dead after car drives the wrong way on M62

Two men have died following a fatal collision on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a car was travelling the wrong way on the carriageway.

Police were called in the early hours of this morning to reports of a serious road traffic collision on M62.

At 2:34am on Monday 2 April, officers received a report of a vehicle driving the wrong way down the M62; travelling eastbound on the westbound carriageway at junction 26.

Further calls to police reported a collision on the carriageway – officers attended and located two vehicles on the motorway.

The vehicles involved were a white Skoda Octavia and a black Vauxhall Insignia.

Two males, aged 34 and 37, were found deceased in the white vehicle.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene for causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody at this time.

There are road closures in place in both directions of the M62 whilst enquiries into the collision continue.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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