Video shows huge car fire which forced closure of major Leeds road

A major Leeds road was closed due to a car fire this morning.

Tuesday, 5th February 2019, 1:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:40 pm
The car fire closed Crown Point Bridge. PIC: Amy Pogson

Police were called to Crown Point Road at 9.16am to reports of a car on fire.

The road was closed and a cordon was put in place near the Ibis hotel.

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The car fire closed Crown Point Bridge. PIC: Amy Pogson

The bridge was closed to traffic in both directions as fire crews dealt with a Volkswagon fire.

If anyone has information on the fire, they are asked to contact Police on 101 quoting reference number 371 of today's date.

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