Update: Road towards Menston reopened after HGV overturned

Police closed part of the Bingley Road towards Menston after an HGV overturned this morning.

Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 10:13 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:36 pm
The recovery operation gets under way after an HGV overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU

West Yorkshire Police’s Road Policing Unit was called out shortly after 8am when the blue Scania wagon became stuck on the verge, blocking part of the road.

The driver was able to get out of the vehicle to safety.

The road was partially closed past Dick Hudsons towards Menston but was reopened shortly before noon.

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Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned en route to Menston. Picture: @WYP_RPU
Officers from West Yorkshire's Road Policing Unit on Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU
Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned en route to Menston. Picture: @WYP_RPU
Officers from West Yorkshire's Road Policing Unit on Bingley Road where an HGV has overturned. Picture: @WYP_RPU