Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man dies in tipper truck crash on Stanningley Bypass

A man died when the car he was driving crashed into the back of a broken-down tipper truck in Leeds.

The 46-year-old was driving a Skoda Yeti on Stanningley Bypass when the crash happened on Saturday night.

He collided with the DAF truck which had stopped on the carriageway after breaking down just before 19:00 GMT.

Police said the truck driver was not in the vehicle and was not hurt. The Bradford-bound carriageway was closed for several hours after the crash.

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The West Yorkshire force would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash or the circumstances leading up to it, particularly anyone who has dashcam footage of the collision.

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