Man Hospitalised After Falling from Armley Bridge

A man was taken to hospital after falling from a bridge over the Armley Gyratory in Leeds yesterday afternoon.

He is being treated for leg injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Emergency services attended the scene at the time of the incident and police closed the road under the bridge in both directions. This caused severe traffic jams across Leeds city centre.

Samaritans free helpline: 116 123

West Yorkshire Police were contacted but would not give a statement to a student journalist.