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A629 closed after serious crash between bus and tractor

The A629 Aire Valley Trunk Road was closed on Tuesday morning after police and ambulance crews attended the scene of a serious accident involving a bus and a tractor.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Emergency services were called to the A629 between Silsden roundabout and Hard Ings roundabout at about 8.57am today to a report of a collision between a bus and a tractor.

"The male driver on the bus received serious injuries and emergency services remain at the scene.

"Road closures are in place nearby and drivers are urged to avoid the area."

The air ambulance has been in attendance and there have been long delays reported on alternative routes including the B6265 between Steeton and Utley and Holden Lane between Silsden and Riddlesden.

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