Stanningley bypass closed both ways after 3-car crash causing major queues in Bramley, Leeds

Stanningley bypass was closed both ways after a crash, leaving major queues in the Bramley area of Leeds.

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019, 7:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd April 2019, 7:59 pm
Stanningley bypass closed both ways after crash causing major queues in Bramley, Leeds.

Metro Travel News confirmed the closure in a statement on twitter at about 6.20pm on Tuesday, April 2.

It said: "#Leeds - RTC - Stanningley By-pass is closed westbound immediately after the exit ramp for Richardshaw Lane. @firstwestyorks Service X6 Diversion Bradford bound via Stanningley Road at Bramley Town End to Bradford Road at Dawsons Corner due to the closure of the by-pass."

First Bus issued this statement at about 6.30pm: "Service Update RTC - Stanningley By-pass is closed BOTHWAYS, immediately after the exit ramp for Richardshaw Lane."

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Stanningley bypass closed both ways after crash causing major queues in Bramley, Leeds.

Police confirmed that they received a call at about 5.30pm to a three-car crash on Stanningley By-pass.

It happened on the Bradford bound carriageway.

It involved a black VW, a silver Audi A4 and a white Ford.

Minor injuries have been reported.

One lane re-opened at 6.16pm.

A reporter at the scene saw major queues and slow-moving traffic on Bramley ring road.

They also said there were queues right up to Morrison's and that there were a couple of number 4 buses sat in the queues.

First bus confirmed the bypass was reopen bothways at 6.55pm.