Road closed after crash near Elland By-pass

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Drivers are facing up to 40 minutes of delays on the Elland By-pass following a road traffic collision tonight (Friday).

The accident, involving a motorcyclist, happened near the junction of Salterhebble earlier this evening.

Emergency services are in attendance and part of the A629 going towards Halifax has been closed, just after the lights at the turn off for Salterhebble.

Drivers are being diverted and traffic is backed up more than two miles on the A629 going to and from Halifax.