Police shut Stanningley Bypass after woman falls from bridge – as it happened

Police closed Stanningley Bypass in Leeds after a woman fell from a bridge.

West Yorkshire Police said that the major road in Pudsey was closed after a woman fell earlier this afternoon, Monday September 13.

At the time it was causing delays and long queues in the area as motorists were diverted around the scene.

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The force say that it is believed that she suffered non life-threatening injuries.

In a statement on Twitter they said: “The Stanningley bypass, Pudsey is currently closed after a female fell from a bridge earlier this afternoon.

“She suffered what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.”

The road re-opened at around 7pm.

We will be bringing you all the latest updates from this breaking incident in our dedicated live blog below.

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