19 October 2020 18:53
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Photographs show the highway maintenance tipper truck on its side, with a great deal of debris on the road below. It is unclear at this point if anyone was hurt in the accident, but images show the fire service on scene. The truck had turned over just before the bridge and its contents have spilled onto the road below, with large pieces of stone and debris scattered on the road. The truck's grab also looks to have come away from the vehicle. We will keep you updated on this incident in our blog below.
If you have any further information on the incident you can email [email protected] The A650 Wakefield Road at Dudley Hill, Bradford, has been closed in both directions, police said. Traffic is building in the area according to the AA. Buses including the 620, 617 and 618 are being diverted. Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Sign up Thanks for signing up! Sorry, there seem to be some issues. Please try again later. Submitting... A650 Wakefield Road at Dudley Hill closed in both directions cc Traffic Dave One twitter user described the traffic in the area as "absolute carnage", with long delays. First West Yorks said: "Due to a RTC on Dudley Hill Roundabout - 620/617/618 services towards Holmewood will divert via Bowling Back Lane and Sticker Lane. 617 service will not be able to operate normal route to Bradford and will only be able to operate as 618 at present." More to follow.