Leeds Stanningley Bypass reopens after car fire

Pic: Gemma Grimes.
Pic: Gemma Grimes.

Stanningley Bypass in Leeds has reopened after being partly shut because of a car fire today.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said that its Stanningley crew was called out shortly after 10.45am this morning.

A Volkswagen Passat was on fire.

Police also attended the scene, but a spokesman said that nobody is thought to have been injured.

The eastbound carriageway of the A647 was closed between B6155 Richardshaw Lane and Swinnow Road.

Lanes were reopened at around 12.20pm.