Recap as lorry on its side and Elland Road shut after railway bridge crash

A lorry crash has closed Elland Road, Leeds in both directions. The lorry has struck a railway bridge on Elland Road and the A643 is now closed in both directions, with heavy traffic and bus diversions in place. Our traffic partner, Inrix, has this: “A643 Elland Road in both directions closed, heavy traffic due to bridge struck by vehicle between Bobby Collins Way (Park and A643 / A6110) .A lorry a has struck the railway bridge.”

: Leeds woman issues terrifying warning after ‘creepy’ Uber driver ‘follows her home’ First West Yorkshire have posted a service update for the number 55 and 55C bus, on their Twitter account. They said: “Due to a HGV Collision Elland Road is closed.

To Leeds Park Row are diverting via Ring Road onto M621 to Junction 2 & resuming normal route.

“To White Rose/Cottingley diverting via Elland Road, Wesley Street, Town Street, Old Lane & Dewsbury Road.”

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