Long delays for drivers and buses as crash closes Stanningley Bypass in Leeds

A crash has closed the Stanningley Bypass in Leeds, causing long delays for both motorists and bus users.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 2:42 pm
The crash on Stanningley bypass

The crash has closed the Stanningey Bypass near Pudsey. The incident, in Thornbury, has caused gridlocked cars at Dawson's Corner.

There are LONG delays of up to 40 minutes for bus users, with the X6 and 72 services most badly affected.

The Stanningley Bypass Eastbound carriageway is closed as police attend an incident.

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Police and road traffic officers are at the scene.

It is not clear at this time what vehicles are involved in the crash.

Traffic is queuing up for miles on the Stanningley Bypass from Rodley to Bramley junctions.

There is standstill traffic on the bypass Westbound.

The crash on Stanningley bypass

A spokesman for First Bus West Yorkshire said: "Service Update-X6 &72 Stanningley By-Pass closed due to RTC.

"Thornbury, Dawson's corner Gridlocked. Services X6/72 long delays. Services running between 15- 40 minutes late."


Police have left the scene and the Eastbound Carriageway has reopened. Motorists are advised there may still be some delays.

The crash on Stanningley bypass
There are long delays on the Stanningley Bypass in Leeds right now