Several people seriously injured in horror crash on Dewsbury Road in Leeds

Several people have been seriously injured in a horror head-on crash on Dewsbury Road in Leeds.

Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 7:32 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 8:46 pm

At about 4.59pm today, a vehicle travelling towards Leeds crossed the carriageway and smashed into a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

Several people are seriously injured and have been rushed to hospital.

Police have closed Dewsbury Road in both directions from Wide Lane to the Tingley Roundabout.

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Police have closed Dewsbury Road in both directions from Wide Lane to the Tingley Roundabout

Video footage shows a large number of emergency services including a helicopter at the scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and find an alternative route and there are also delays on the M62 at junction 28 due to the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 1165 of Sunday, December 22.

The scene of the crash on Dewsbury Road
Police have closed Dewsbury Road in both directions from Wide Lane to the Tingley Roundabout