LATEST NEWS: Major road shuts for hours after vehicle crashes into bus stop and kills man

A MAN has been arrested after his vehicle crashed into a bus stop, killing one and injuring two other pedestrians.

Police are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on Stanningley Road (A647), in Leeds - which is a main route connecting Armley, Leeds and Bradford.

It was near the road's junction with Armley Ridge Road.

Officers were called at 3.13pm today to reports one vehicle had been in collision with a bus stop.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "One of the pedestrians, a man, aged 62, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"Two other pedestrians were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

"The driver of the vehicle, a man aged 57, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs and remains in police custody at this time.

"The road remains closed at this time whilst investigation work is carried out."

West Yorkshire Police said earlier today that two people had suffered life-threatening injuries.

Officers would like to appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time, or may have dash cam footage of the incident, to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact police via 101 or using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

You should quote log number: 964 of November 20.