Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

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A Leeds city centre road has closed after a lorry hit the railway bridge in Globe Road.

The Toyota Tshusho lorry did not actually get stuck under the bridge - instead going 'straight through' according to a man clearing the debris - but the impact ripped open the trailer and bent it out of shape.

The impact ripped open the lorry trailer.

The impact ripped open the lorry trailer.

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The lorry is now 50 metres further up the road.

Police have closed the road at the Whitehall Road end while recovery vehicles clear the scene.

A lamp post under the bridge was bent out of shape, and there were marks along the bridge wall.

The lorry came to a stop 50 metres up Globe Road.

The lorry came to a stop 50 metres up Globe Road.

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The lorry was carrying parts for car radiators - boxes of which were scattered along the pavement in Globe Road.

The railway bridge does not appear to have been seriously damaged, as trains are still running over it

A lamp post was struck under Globe Road.

A lamp post was struck under Globe Road.

The lorry was carrying parts for car radiators.

The lorry was carrying parts for car radiators.