Police warn West Yorkshire residents as cars stuck in snowy conditions

"Shocked" road police in West Yorkshire said they had "not seen this many vehicles in one location for a while" after cars became stuck in the snowy conditions - with police warning drivers to "observe your tier".

Sunday, 3rd January 2021, 11:37 am
Updated Sunday, 3rd January 2021, 11:40 am

West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit tweeted this picture of cars stuck on Bramley Lane in Woolley.

Officers said they were "shocked" to come across so many vehicles.

The area is subject to Tier 3 restrictions, which is essential travel only.

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"Shocked" road police in West Yorkshire said they had "not seen this many vehicles in one location for a while" after cars became stuck in the snowy conditions - with police warning drivers to "observe your tier".

Officers thanked a local farmer for helping to clear the road.

However, the force warned residents to "please observe your tier" and stay safe.

The tweet read: "Bramley Lane, Woolley.

"We were shocked to come across so many vehicles stuck in the snowy conditions.

"@WestYorksPolice area is subject to tier 3 restrictions, which is essential travel only.

"We have not seen this many vehicles in one location for a while.

"#Pleaseobserveryourtier

"This was not the only location we had issues with today with lots of traffic.

"But please ALL be safe and observe Tier 3 restrictions.

"Thank you to those in the 4x4's and local farmer in for helping with clearing the road."

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