Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash at busy Leeds junction

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a car flipped on its side, partially blocking a busy Leeds junction on Friday night.

By Jonathan Pritchard
Saturday, 1st February 2020, 8:16 am
Updated Saturday, 1st February 2020, 8:53 am
Police at the scene of the crash.
Police at the scene of the crash.

The crash, which involved one car, happened shortly after 11.15pm at the Kirkstall Road junction with Bridge Road and Kirkstall Lane.

Kirkstall Road was partially blocked as an ambulance and three police cars attended the scene.

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said no one was injured.

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"One person, a man in his 40s, was arrested on suspicion of driving over the prescribed limit," she said.

"There was one car involved and no other injuries. The man was taken to hospital as a precaution but was not injured and has now been taken into custody."

The road reopened a short time after the car and debris was removed.