A BAKERY had to be evacuated after a dramatic crash. 

It happened on Thornton Road, just after 10am today.

A large police cordon is in place while emergency services work at the scene. 

No one was trapped in the vehicle and West Yorkshire Police said it was a damage-only crash. 

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) say the car crash damaged an independent gas governor supplying gas to Nafees Bakery's industrial unit.

The unit was evacuated and the situation was made safe.

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Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

Chris Green, business operations lead for West Yorkshire at Northern Gas Networks said: “NGN was made aware of a car crash on Thornton Road, Bradford, this morning which has caused damage to an independent gas governor supplying gas to an industrial unit - Nafees Bakery.

“NGN’s emergency engineers responded immediately and working with the fire service evacuated the industrial unit before co-ordinating a specialist engineering and network maintenance team who isolated the gas supply to the governor and made the situation safe.

"Anyone who smells gas or suspect carbon monoxide should contact the National Gas Emergency Service immediately on 0800 111 999."

According to its website, Nafees Bakers is the largest Asian confectionary producer in the UK.

It produces baked goods, snacks, savouries, biscuits, signature rusks, and fresh cakes.

The Telegraph & Argus has approached Nafees Bakery for a comment.