Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

A Leeds city centre road has closed after a lorry hit the railway bridge in Globe Road.

The Toyota Tshusho lorry did not actually get stuck under the bridge – instead going ‘straight through’ according to a man clearing the debris – but the impact ripped open the trailer and bent it out of shape.

The impact ripped open the lorry trailer.

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A lamp post under the bridge was bent out of shape, and there were marks along the bridge wall.

Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

The lorry came to a stop 50 metres up Globe Road.

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The lorry was carrying parts for car radiators – boxes of which were scattered along the pavement in Globe Road.

The railway bridge does not appear to have been seriously damaged, as trains are still running over it

Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

A lamp post was struck under Globe Road.

Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

The lorry was carrying parts for car radiators.

Traffic delays as lorry crashes into railway bridge in Leeds city centre

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