Dewsbury Road crash: Man arrested over serious crash that closed Beeston road for 11 hours

A 23-year-old man has been arrested following a serious crash that closed a Leeds road for more than 11 hours.
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Police were called to Dewsbury Road, Beeston, by the ambulance service at about 12.20am on Friday morning.

Two cars had crashed - a white Golf and yellow Citroen.

The occupants of the white Golf suffered minor injuries.

Dewsbury Road, Beeston, where the crash took place (Photo: Google)Dewsbury Road, Beeston, where the crash took place (Photo: Google)
Dewsbury Road, Beeston, where the crash took place (Photo: Google)
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The occupants of the yellow Citroen ran off from the scene of the crash before the police arrived.

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Two women who are believed to have been in the Citroen were later found at hospital with injuries to their backs.

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody at this time.

Police closed Dewsbury Road, between the junctions of Middleton Grove and Parkside Lane, for more than 11 hours.

The road had reopened by 11am on Friday.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or may have dashcam footage is asked to contact police via the 101 Live Chat quoting log number 28 of June 3.