A CRASH is causing heavy traffic on a road in Bradford this afternoon.

Traffic was reportedly heavy around the scene of a crash on Bolton Road in Eccleshill, which took place just after 2.30pm today.

Earlier this afternoon, one traffic alert said: "There are reports of heavy traffic due to an accident on the A6176 Bolton Road both ways near Idle Road."

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "This was a two-vehicle collision on Bolton Road at the junction of Idle Rd.

"It was reported at 2.39pm today, but it has since been cleared."

The spokesperson also said that the ambulance service was contacted, but it is not known if anyone was injured.