We have received reports of a serious crash in Mirfield

We’re told that it’s happened at the junction of Sunny Bank Road near the junction of Sunny Bank Avenue.

All three emergency services are in attendance.

One person was trapped and has been taken to hospital.

Drivers are being told to turn back.

Traffic is building in the area already and delays are back to Cooper Bridge.

This is a breaking news story and we will bring you the latest updates, including travel reports, as and when we get them.

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Road re-opens

Sunny Bank Road in Mirfield has re-opened following the earlier crash.

More details on Mirfield crash

We’ve put all the details about the serious crash in Mirfield into another blog.

You can access it by clicking here

Vehicles and wall damaged

The red Fiesta car turned on its side and demolished garden wall in the Mirfield crash.

Report from the scene

Our reporter, Andrew Robinson, is at the scene of the Mirfield crash and he sent us this update:

Report from fire service

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service says two of their appliances attended the crash.

It happened at 2.26pm on Sunny Bank Road, Mirfield.

It involved two cars and one person was trapped.

They say:

Road Traffic Collision involving 1 car with 1 casualty trapped within the vehicle.

Casualty was extricated by fire service and handed over to paramedics on scene.

Appliances from Mirfield and Cleckheaton attended.

Red means stop!

This map shows how busy the area is, red means at a standstill:

Mirfield map of Sunny Bank Road traffice
Mirfield map of Sunny Bank Road traffice

Queuing traffic

Traffic is building in the Mirfield area already.

Our travel service, Inrix, says there’s queueing traffic on A62 Leeds Road Westbound at A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

Travel time is six minutes longer than usual.

Map of the area

Sunny Bank Road is a busy road from Cooper Bridge towards north Kirklees.

Here’s a map of the area:

Reports of serious crash

Clr Martyn Bolt has called us to say traffic is being diverted away from Sunny Bank Road in Mirfield due to a serious crash.

He says all three emergency services - police, fire and ambulance - are in attendance.