Police issue update after man dies on main road in Leeds

A man found unconscious on a main road in Pudsey was 77 years old, police have confirmed.

Monday, 20th April 2020, 11:18 am

West Yorkshire Police were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to Swinnow Lane just after 3pm on Sunday.

The road was closed while paramedics administered emergency treatment.

The man was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Police at the scene in Swinnow Lane (photo: Carol Brewer).

A police spokesman said there were "no suspicious circumstances."

He added: "At 3.09pm yesterday (19/4) police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending to a man found unconscious in Swinnow Lane, Leeds.

"The 77-year-old man given emergency treatment but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

"There were no suspicious circumstances and the Coroner’s Office has been informed."