Stanningley Road crash: One killed and two more injured as police shut key Leeds road - live updates

A major Leeds route has been shut after a pedestrian was killed.
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Police have closed Stanningley Road, Leeds near to junction with Armley Ridge Road, after two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash.

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested and remains in Police custody at this time. Follow the blog below for live updates...

Live updates as serious crash closes Stanningley Road in Leeds

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One killed and two injured in crash

Police have confirmed that a 62-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene while two more were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Officers were called to reports one vehicle had been in collision with a bus stop.

Driver remains in police custody

The driver of the vehicle a man aged 57 years old was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs and remains in Police custody at this time.

Police appealing for witnesses

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time or may have dash cam footage of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via 101 or via the online 101LiveChat facility quoting log 964 of 20 November.

Road to remain closed

Stanningley Road, near the junction with Armley Ridge Road, remains closed at this time while investigation work is carried out.

Driver still in custody as enquiries continue

Police have confirmed this morning that the 57-year-old driver who was arrested yesterday remains in custody.

The scene at Stanningley Road is still in place and enquiries are ongoing. The force is also continuing an appeal for information and witnesses as reported last night.

Stanningley Road has now reopened to traffic in Armley, between the Armley Ridge Road and Cockshott Lane junctions, following the clearance of earlier road traffic collision.

Bus services have returned to their normal routes.

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