Dramatic pictures as bin lorry topples over, crashes into central reservation and blocks major Leeds junction

West Yorkshire Police and Yorkshire Ambulance Service attended to a scene in Leeds today after a bin lorry overturned and crashed into a central reservation. The incident happened at around 10am this morning (Monday) at the junction of A61 and A63 in the Cross Green area. To get the latest email updates from LeedsLive, click here.

Pictures taken at the scene show that the Leeds City Council bin lorry was overturned onto its side after crashing through the traffic lights at the junction and its windscreen was damaged during the incident. Other pictures from the scene show an officer sweeping through the road and sand spread across the busy junction. The cause of the incident is not yet known but we have approached the West Yorkshire Police for a comment.

Scroll down to see pictures of the scene.