Update: Man killed after being hit by lorry in Brighouse

Police have closed  off Elland Road in Brighouse following a fatal  crash
Police have closed off Elland Road in Brighouse following a fatal crash

Police have re-opened Elland Road in Brighouse following a fatal collision earlier this afternoon (Tuesday).

A man was killed after being hit by an articulated lorry of Elland Road, close to The Casa Hotel, at 2.07pm.

Police are in the process of contacting the man’s next-of-kin and have not released his name.

The A6025 Elland Road was closed in both directions for more than three hours.

Officers diverted traffic via alternative routes.