Massive police presence in Alwoodley after crash - Live updates

A large section of King Lane in Alwoodley has been closed off after a crash.

By Jonathan Pritchard
Saturday, 20th June 2020, 10:57 am
The scene in King Lane, Alwoodley.
The scene in King Lane, Alwoodley.

There are a large number of emergency services on the scene, and a van left upside down on a grass verge. As of 10.30am, there were around 10 marked police cars, five ambulances and armed officers at the scene.

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West Yorkshire Police have been contacted for a statement. Follow live updates below.

Crash in Alwoodley, Leeds

Last updated: Saturday, 20 June, 2020, 16:45

  • Huge police presence including helicopter in Alwoodley following crash this morning
  • At least four vehicles damaged and collision investigators are at the scene
  • Two people in hospital, police confirm

Heavy police presence on King Lane

There are around 10 police cars, five ambulances, unmarked cars and armed officers at the scene.

Around 200m of King Lane is closed off.

West Yorkshire Police has been contacted for a statement. We’ll bring it you in full as soon as it arrives.

Bus services affected

Police have coroned off a large section of the busy road and are re-directing traffic.

The scene of the crash in King Lane

The police helicopter was spotted circling the area at around 9.30am this morning. There is also a police presence on nearby Sandringham Crescent.

It is not yet known if they are connected to the incident in King Lane, but we have asked for clarification from West Yorkshire Police.

Emergency services at the scene

Collision investigation team at the scene

The collision investigation team remains at the scene after this morning’s crash.

There is a large police cordon still in place on King Lane and part of the road remains closed to all traffic.

The overturned van is yet to be recovered.

At least four vehicles damaged following crash

As well as the overturned van, three vehicles have been damaged in the crash and remain at the scene

A black 4x4, a silver 4x4 and small hatchback have all been damaged.

The collision investigation team are at the scene and we are awaiting a statement from West Yorkshire Police.

Crime scene investigators looking at evidence

Officers are investigating the scene - and a bike appears to have been involved in the collision 

King Lane remains closed to traffic

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