Stanningley bypass closed both ways after 3-car crash causing major queues in Bramley, Leeds

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Stanningley bypass was closed both ways after a crash, leaving major queues in the Bramley area of Leeds.

Metro Travel News confirmed the closure in a statement on twitter at about 6.20pm on Tuesday, April 2.

Stanningley bypass closed both ways after crash causing major queues in Bamley, Leeds.

Stanningley bypass closed both ways after crash causing major queues in Bamley, Leeds.

It said: "#Leeds - RTC - Stanningley By-pass is closed westbound immediately after the exit ramp for Richardshaw Lane. @firstwestyorks Service X6 Diversion Bradford bound via Stanningley Road at Bramley Town End to Bradford Road at Dawsons Corner due to the closure of the by-pass."

First Bus issued this statement at about 6.30pm: "Service Update RTC - Stanningley By-pass is closed BOTHWAYS, immediately after the exit ramp for Richardshaw Lane."

Police confirmed that they received a call at about 5.30pm to a three-car crash on Stanningley By-pass.

It happened on the Bradford bound carriageway.

It involved a black VW, a silver Audi A4 and a white Ford.

Minor injuries have been reported.

One lane re-opened at 6.16pm.

A reporter at the scene saw major queues and slow-moving traffic on Bramley ring road.

They also said there were queues right up to Morrison's and that there were a couple of number 4 buses sat in the queues.

First bus confirmed the bypass was reopen bothways at 6.55pm.