Live as Elland Road blocked after lorry hits railway bridge

Elland Road is blocked after a lorry struck a railway bridge.

Tuesday, 13th July 2021, 1:05 pm

Bus services have been affected.

First West Yorkshire tweeted: "Due to a HGV Collision Elland Road is closed

"To Leeds Park Row are diverting via Ring Road onto M621 to Junction 2 & resuming normal route.

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The lorry at the railway bridge at Elland Road (photo: Josh Stone).

"To White Rose/Cottingley diverting via Elland Road, Wesley Street, Town Street, Old Lane & Dewsbury Road>"

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Live as Elland Road blocked after lorry hits railway bridge

Last updated: Tuesday, 13 July, 2021, 16:42

A HGV has hit the railway bridge at Elland Road

Bus services are being diverted

Police statement on the incident:

“This was reported at 10.26am as a lorry on its side.

“There is only the lorry involved in this incident and the driver is not believed to be injured.

“Recovery work is continuing at the scene and part of Elland Road is currently closed.”

The lorry has been towed and the road has reopened.

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