Bus driver taken to hospital after crash in Leeds city centre

A bus driver has been taken to hospital after a crash in Leeds city centre this morning.

The collision happened at the junction of York Street and St Peter's Street. Picture: Google

Emergency services were called to the junction of St Peter's Street and York Street at 9.45am.

A single decker bus and a Toyota Auris had crashed, causing significant tailbacks on surrounding roads.

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First Bus also diverted a number of services as a result of the collision.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the driver of the bus had been taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.

The crash came 20 minutes after another collision on Kirkgate, close to Leeds Minster.

Police said damage was caused to vehicles involved, but nobody was injured.