Update: Road towards Menston reopened after HGV overturned

The recovery operation gets under way after an HGV overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU
The recovery operation gets under way after an HGV overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Police closed part of the Bingley Road towards Menston after an HGV overturned this morning.

West Yorkshire Police’s Road Policing Unit was called out shortly after 8am when the blue Scania wagon became stuck on the verge, blocking part of the road.

Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned en route to Menston. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned en route to Menston. Picture: @WYP_RPU

The driver was able to get out of the vehicle to safety.

The road was partially closed past Dick Hudsons towards Menston but was reopened shortly before noon.

Officers from West Yorkshire's Road Policing Unit on Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Officers from West Yorkshire's Road Policing Unit on Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Police, fire crews and ambulance staff were seen dealing with the incident at around 10pm last night.

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