Man seriously injured after car hits lamppost in east Leeds

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A man was seriously injured when the car he was in came off a road in Leeds and hit a lamppost./

The 27-year-old was a passenger in a Lexus IS200 which left Easterly Road dual carriageway in Gipton, left the road and hit a lamppost at about 10.10am on Saturday.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Another passenger, a 26-year-old man, was treated at hospital and released later the same day.

Witnesses should call PC Richard Tarkenenso at Carr Gate via 101.

Incident at Leeds Armley Gyratory reportedly clear but motorists could still face long delays