Cyclist in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by white van in Hunslet

A cyclist is in hospital with serious injuries this morning after being hit by a white van in Hunslet.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 8:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 9:55 am

At 5.34am on Wednesday (March 3) police were called to a crash on Low Road, Hunslet.

The collision involved a cyclist and a white Peugeot Partner van, police said.

The male cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries that were confirmed as not being life threatening.

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Police close Hunslet roads due to incident as 'long delays expected'
Police close Hunslet roads due to incident as 'long delays expected'

The driver stopped at the scene, police confirmed.

Low road junction of Church Street, Hunslet was closed this morning following the incident and police urged the public to avoid the area where possible.

A scene was put in place pending updates from the hospital.

The road closure was lifted shortly before 9am.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit via 101 quoting log number 182 of March 3 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat"