Police issue update after car crashes into central reservation on Stanningley Bypass

Police have issued an update on a crash on Stanningley Bypass, which caused traffic chaos around Pudsey this afternoon.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 7:38 pm
Traffic on Stanningley Bypass after a car crashed into the central reservation

-> Long delays for drivers and buses as crash closes Stanningley Bypass in LeedsOfficers were called to the bypass at around 12.45pm today (Tuesday August 27) after a silver Peugeot crashed into the central reservation.

Police have confirmed that the driver was taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be serious.

The Stanningley Bypass Eastbound carriageway was closed for nearly two hours, causing gridlocked traffic at Dawson's Corner.

Traffic on Stanningley Bypass after a car crashed into the central reservation

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Traffic was heavy across Pudsey and Stanningley causing long delays to bus services.

The car was recovered at 2.30pm and police reopened Eastbound carriageway.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "This was a one vehicle collision at around 12.45pm today.

"A silver Peugeot was in collision with a barrier. The driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital, not believed to be serious injuries.

"The vehicle was recovered at around 2.30pm."