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Update: Road re-opens after serious crash on Broadway in Horsforth

A SERIOUS crash is causing major delays this afternoon. 

Police are in attendance at the scene on Broadway in Horsforth and the air ambulance has landed nearby.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A cordon in place at the scene A cordon in place at the scene

Large police cordons are in place and the road is expected to remain closed for some time.

A spokesperson said: "Police are currently in attendance at a serious road traffic collision in Broadway, Horsforth.

"Road closures are in place in both directions and people are advised to avoid the area at this time."

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A cordon and marker in the road A cordon and marker in the road

Traffic alerts are reporting congestion on all approaches to the Horsforth roundabout and Dawson's Corner.

A traffic alert says: "A separate earlier accident on the A65 is also causing further delays.

"Traffic is still able to use the Horsforth roundabout. Affecting traffic between Rodley and Horsforth."

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A police car blocks the road A police car blocks the road

One motorist told the Telegraph & Argus they had seen police walking on the streets behind the road.

They added:"There's a forensic collision investigator, three ambulances and two of the little ones."

Another person advised on Twitter: "Avoid Leeds Ring Road. Incident between Horsforth and Rodley. That section shut (school bus diverted). Traffic horrendous on alternative routes as a result."

There are reports that traffic in surrounding areas like Kirkstall, Farsley, Rodley and Lawnswood is "barely moving". 

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