Motorcyclist injured in skip lorry crash

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Motorists faced disruption this morning after an accident at Salterhebble involving a motorcyclist and a skip lorry.

The collision this morning happened at 6.52 along Huddersfield Road just before the pedestrian crossing outside the former Punch Bowl pub.

The incident caused slow traffic onto Elland bypass.

There was also congestion along Stainland Road and at the Salterhebble junction.

Ambulance and police were called to the scene. The motorcyclist was taken to hospital and is believed to have suffered non life threatening injuries.