Two people have been killed in a horrific crash after a car was driven the wrong way down the M62 motorway in the small hours of the morning.
Two men aged 34 and 37 were found dead in the wreckage of a white Skoda Octavia at the scene near Bradford at 2.30am on Easter Monday.
Police had previously received reports of a car driving eastbound on the westbound carriageway between junction 26 and 27.
The 22-year-old driver of a black Vauxhall Insignia failed a breath test and was arrested for causing death by dangerous driving.
A police spokesperson said: "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.
"Two males in one of the vehicles, which is a white Skoda, were declared dead at the scene.
"A male, believed to be the driver of the second vehicle involved, which is a black Vauxhall Insignia, was arrested for causing death by dangerous driving."
The road has since reopened, but drivers face residual delays, as well as traffic caused by localised snow.
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